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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…

India Should Intensify WASH Efforts To Help Address AMR, Opinion Piece Says

The Wire: Water, Sanitation Can Systematically Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance in India Arundati Muralidharan, member of WaterAid India’s policy team “…India has indeed made tremendous strides in reducing maternal and neonatal deaths through various initiatives that promote antenatal care, maternal nutrition, institutional deliveries, and better care for newborns. However, poor quality…

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AP: Outdated, dangerous childbirth practices persist in Europe (Cheng, 12/12). Devex: More complex food production, distribution systems a hazard for food safety (Ravelo, 12/12). IOL: HIV-positive and depressed kids likely to have suicidal thoughts, study (Mtika, 12/12). IOL: Malawi’s HIV-positive teens’ mental health challenge (Mtika, 12/12). New Humanitarian: After floods,…