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Blog Post Discusses USAID’s New Center For Water Security

Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: USAID’s New Center for Water Security Signals Progress, But More is Needed Stephanie Cappa, deputy director of policy and government affairs, and Sarah Davidson, director for water policy, both with the World Wildlife Fund, discuss USAID’s new Center for Water…

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Borgen Magazine: Aid Efforts to Support Healthcare in Venezuela (Wallace, 7/22). Devex: Does WASH need a global leader? (Root, 7/23). Devex: DFAT data insights: Funding COVID-19 (Cornish, 7/22). Devex: How mapping skills can drive progress on the SDGs (Cheney, 7/22). The Economist: The hunt for the origins of SARS-CoV-2 will…

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Axios: The misinformation virus (Boodhoo et al., 7/8). Axios: How the world could monitor for potential pandemic viruses (O’Reilly, 7/9). Devex: 5 ways the WASH sector can prepare for the next crisis (Root, 7/9). Financial Times: Hepatitis C drugs help combat Covid-19 in trials (Mancini/Bozorgmehr, 7/9). The Guardian: M├ędecins Sans…

Opinion Pieces Discuss WASH Partnership In India, Use Of Immunity Samples To Predict Emerging Diseases, Potential Impact Of U.S. Withdrawal From WHO

Devex: Come hell or piped water Anirudha Nagar, human rights lawyer and communities co-director for Accountability Counsel (7/2). Financial Times: Immunity sampling can alert the world to emerging diseases Anjana Ahuja, science commentator at the Financial Times (7/6). Washington Post: Everyone will be affected by the U.S.’s withdrawal from the…

Blogs, Releases Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: We cannot afford to lose more time in the fight against covid-19 in the U.S. Ingrid T. Katz, associate faculty director at the Harvard Global Health Institute and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and Andrew R. Iliff, senior writer at the Harvard Global Health Institute (7/3). BMJ…

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AP: Zimbabwe copes with diarrhea outbreak which has killed 9 (Mutsaka, 6/26). Borgen Magazine: Poor Sanitation in Kenya Leads to Water-Borne Diseases (Shusterman, 6/24). Devex: What data tells us about the state of human rights (Cornish, 6/25). Devex: Q&A: New CARE secretary-general on women and local leadership (Root, 6/25). The…

Blogs, Releases Address Impact Of COVID-19 Pandemic On Continuity Of TB Care; Women’s, Children’s, Adolescents’ Health; Vaccine Access; Other Issues Related To Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Ensuring continuity of tuberculosis care during the covid-19 crisis Nathaly Aguilera Vasquez, program officer at the McGill International TB Centre at McGill University, and colleagues (6/25). Brookings: Global macroeconomic scenarios of the COVID-19 pandemic Warwick J. McKibbin, nonresident senior fellow for economic studies and co-director of the Climate…

Blogs, Releases Discuss Climate Change, WASH, Reparations For Cholera Victims In Haiti, Other Global Health Issues

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Exemplars in Global Health: Q&A with Dr. Niranjan Bose Niranjan Bose, managing director of Health & Life Sciences Strategy at Gates Ventures LLC (6/24). Brookings Institution’s “Future Development”: Climate change merits a fiscal response like COVID-19’s Vinod Thomas, visiting professor for the Asian…

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Devex: ‘Optimized for the underserved’: A new diagnostic test built for low-income settings (Cheney, 6/17). Devex: Can business step up on SDGs post COVID-19? (Saldinger, 6/17). Homeland Preparedness News: Bavarian Nordic to increase bulk manufacturing of Ebola vaccines for Janssen (Galford, 6/16). Homeland Preparedness News: IAEA launches new initiative to…