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Devex: At AIDS 2018, a strong push for HIV self-testing. But is everyone on board? (Ravelo, 8/2). Devex: Q&A: How mobile technology can help achieve the SDGs (Roby, 8/2). Forbes: Icons of Impact: A Global Surgeon Who Invests In Impact (Doherty, 8/1). The Guardian: Professor forced into hiding by death…

Rapid Population Growth, Especially In Africa, Threatens Progress On Reducing Poverty, Gates Foundation Report Says; Bill Gates Comments On U.S. Foreign Aid, Mexico City Policy

Devex: Bill and Melinda Gates on the ‘single biggest determinant’ of progress on the SDGs “Rapid population growth, particularly in Africa, represents the greatest threat to progress in reducing global poverty, according to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, whose founders are calling for greater investments in human capital to…

Zimbabwe Appeals For $35M From Citizens, Businesses To Help Address Cholera Outbreak

Reuters: Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak “Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said…” (9/19). VOA News: Zimbabwe Government Pledges Funds to Fight Cholera…

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The BMJ: Indian campaigners ask government to stop relying on handouts of bedaquiline to ensure supply (5/9). Deutsche Welle: World in Progress: Yemen’s forgotten humanitarian crisis (Steffen, 5/8). Devex: Q&A: Don’t be satisfied with ‘great progress,’ former UNICEF official warns (Lieberman, 5/9). Forbes: Antimicrobial Resistance Is Being Called A Sustainable…

U.S. Congress, Global Community Must Work To Improve WASH Programming In Health Care Facilities

The Hill: Health is in our hands Carolyn Moore, secretariat director of the Global Handwashing Partnership “…Preventing infections requires the availability of soap, water, and sanitation, and consistent and correct hand hygiene. … Prevention is cost-effective and Congress agrees on many issues of water and global health. The U.S. government…

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Al Jazeera: Hodeidah ‘cholera cases triple after Saudi-UAE offensive’: Report (10/1). Associated Press: India’s sanitation summit overshadows problems that persist (Schmall, 10/1). CBS News: “Nature is potentially the worst bioterrorist,” says Anthony Fauci (Hymes, 9/26). Daily Nation: Marie Stopes defies ban on advert linked to abortion (Mutua, 9/30). Devex: How…