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WASH In Health Care Facilities Critical To Improved Global Health, Experts Write

Think Global Health: Getting WASH into Health Care Facilities: An Urgent Global Health Need John Simon, managing partner of Total Impact Capital, and Susan K. Barnett, founder of Cause Communications and communications consultant at Global Water 2020, discuss the importance of access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in…

Devex Interviews Expert On WASH Financing

Devex: Q&A: How to plug the WASH financing gaps “The World Bank has estimated that to meet Sustainable Development Goal targets 6.1 and 6.2 — the former on achieving universal and equitable access to safe water for all and the latter on achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and…

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BBC: Zimbabwe doctors end strike after billionaire’s offer (1/22). CIDRAP News: WHO calls antibiotic pipeline insufficient (Dall, 1/22). Devex: In Nigeria, there is no quick fix for antibiotic abuse (Adepoju, 1/23). The Guardian: Millions at risk after toxins found in Harare water supply, study finds (Chingono, 1/22). New York Times:…

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AP: U.N. official warns Yemen could face brink of famine again (Lederer, 1/16). AP: Menstruation huts destroyed in Nepal, where exile persists (1/17). Devex: Humanitarianism is a ‘fallen angel,’ says MSF president (Root, 1/17). Devex: Can self-care health interventions help countries reach UHC? (Jerving, 1/17). Devex: Q&A: Nigeria is finally…

NPR Looks At 11 Global Health, Development Trends For 2020

NPR: Grim And Hopeful Global Trends To Watch In 2020 (And Fold Into A Zine) “We don’t have a crystal ball, but as journalists covering global health and development, we have a pretty good nose for emerging trends (with some help from our favorite expert sources). Some likely trends give…

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Devex: Preventing deaths from advanced HIV disease: Highlights from ICASA 2019 (12/19). IPS: Q&A: Initiative Starts Mental Health Sessions for Bangladeshi Garment Workers (Sadeque, 12/19). Reuters: Water around Rio Tinto’s Madagascar mine is high in lead, uranium — study (Reid, 12/20). Science: 2019 Breakthrough of the Year (Multiple authors, 12/19).…

Washington Post Examines Plight Of Indian Workers Who Clean Toilet Sewers By Hand

Washington Post: Down in the pits: Modi’s cleanliness drive has made little difference for those who toil in India’s sewers “…Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received international plaudits for his campaign to build millions of toilets across the country. But the cleanliness drive has failed to eliminate the country’s…