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Associated Press: More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak (6/18). BBC News: Low-income African countries ‘pay 30 times more’ for drugs (6/18). Devex: Q&A: Peter Sands on what it takes to create effective health systems (Lieberman, 6/18). Global Health NOW: Mercy Masoo, Leading the Way in WASH…

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Devex: At U.N. disability rights conference, experts question U.N. inclusivity (Lieberman, 6/13). Inside Philanthropy: To Bolster Access to Water and Sanitation, These Funders Are Betting on a Systems Approach (Naracott/Barnett, 6/12). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Indian factories found endangering seamstresses’ health with illegal pills (Nagaraj, 6/12). Xinhua News: Flooding in Yemen…

Chicago Council Expert Outlines Strategies To Improve Global Water, Food Security

Chicago Council on Global Affairs’ “Global Food for Thought”: Food Security Depends on Water Security — And We Need to Act Now Mark W. Rosegrant, nonresident fellow for global food and agriculture at the Chicago Council, discusses challenges to ensuring global water and food security, detailing ways in which water…

USAID, PepsiCo, PepsiCo Foundation Announce Partnership To Address Global Food, Water Challenges By Enhancing Agricultural Productivity

USAID: USAID Administrator Mark Green and PepsiCo Leaders Announce Global Partnership “U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green, PepsiCo Director of Sustainable Agriculture Margaret Henry, and the President of the PepsiCo Foundation Jon Banner, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on June 7, 2019, in New York, to expand…

Chicago Council Fellow Discusses Impact Of Food Waste On Nutrition, Energy, Water

Chicago Council’s “Global Food for Thought”: A Huge Amount of Food is Wasted — And With It, Water, Energy, and Nutrition Michael Tiboris, global water fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and public fellow for the American Council of Learned Societies, discusses how food loss and waste could…

PAI, WaterAid Release Report On Impact Of Mexico City Policy On WASH Sector

PAI: How the Expanded Global Gag Rule Affects Water, Sanitation and Hygiene This report, coauthored by WaterAid and PAI, discusses the ways in which the expanded Mexico City policy affects Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) efforts, noting, “WASH programs have an unusual funding structure within the U.S. government, in that…

June 2019 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The June 2019 WHO Bulletin features articles on various topics, including an editorial on health systems research in fragile settings, a policy article on universal health coverage and primary care in Thailand, and a perspective piece on the right to water, sanitation, and…

International Community Must Continue To Work To Maintain Progress Against Cholera

Project Syndicate: Maintaining the Momentum Against Cholera Anita Zaidi, director of vaccine development, surveillance, and enteric and diarrheal diseases programs at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…[I]n the past 18 months, the world has made significant strides in the fight against cholera. … It is possible that historians will…

Sustainable Water Management Critical To Preserving Global Biodiversity

Inter Press Service: We Can’t Halt Extinctions Unless We Protect Water Claudia Sadoff, director general at International Water Management Institute (IWMI) “Global biodiversity loss has reached critical levels. One million species of plants and animals are now estimated to be at risk of extinction. … Countries would do well to…