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Agence-France Presse: China disciplines 80 officials linked to major vaccine scandal (2/3). CIDRAP News: Saudi Arabia, Oman report more MERS cases (Schnirring, 2/4). CNBC Africa: Rwanda’s quest to prevent and treat cancer (2/4). Devex: Q&A: WHO’s new Western Pacific director on vaccine hesitancy, UHC (Ravelo, 2/5). Devex: Traffic fatalities in…

Comprehensive Approach Critical To Reducing Evolution, Spread Of Antibiotic Resistance

The Conversation: Antibiotic resistant ‘superbug’ genes found in the High Arctic David W. Graham, professor of ecosystems engineering at Newcastle University “…Antibiotic resistance has now been found in remote parts of the world where humans and antibiotics are scarce or absent. … It’s unclear whether it’s a single migration via a…

Investing In Water Management Vital To Achieving Water Security

Devex: Opinion: We rely on water for everything we need. Why don’t we manage it that way? Betsy Otto, director of WRI’s Global Water Program “…Water is a vital input for everything people do, from food production to energy extraction to supporting hygiene and health. Although there are water challenges…

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Bloomberg: Bill Gates on Global Health Initiatives, Technology, Innovation (Lacqua, 1/23). CNBC: Bill Gates: My ‘best investment’ turned $10 billion into $200 billion worth of economic benefit (Belvedere, 1/23). Financial Times: South Africa’s drug ATMs offer formula to treat chronic illness (Mhlungu, 1/23). Global Health NOW: For India’s Women, Safety…

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Bloomberg: Why China Is the Brave New World of Editing Human DNA (Lauerman/Chang, 1/22). Devex: Global agendas set to fail unless something changes: Helen Clark (Root, 1/23). The Guardian: Tired of dark fields and jeering men: the bride who led a ‘toilet revolution’ (Dhillon, 1/23). Healio: The ‘broken’ antimicrobial market:…

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Business Insider: A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about (Brueck, 1/13). The Guardian: Afghanistan bucks global trend with sharp rise in civilian casualties (McVeigh, 1/11). IRIN: Briefing: Sudanese call for bread and freedom (1/9). IRIN: “The world…

Aid Organizations Discuss Food, Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen, Response Efforts

International Rescue Committee: New nutrition analysis confirms children are being starved in Yemen “A new integrated food security and classification (IPC) report shows that 240,000 Yemeni civilians are living in famine condition and 9.8 million are on the brink of famine, a shocking increase of 42 percent … since 2017.…

Johns Hopkins Report Recommends Better Epidemic Preparedness, Response To Cholera In Yemen, Other Humanitarian Emergencies

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Lack of Preparedness and Insecurity Hampered Response to Cholera Epidemic in Yemen “…The new report [from the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health], ‘Cholera in Yemen: a case study of epidemic preparedness and response,’ calls for better anticipation of and preparedness for epidemics…

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