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PATH Program Officer Discusses Importance Of WASH Services In Quality Health Care Delivery

PATH’s “DefeatDD Blog”: Hospitals Without Water, Toilets, or Soap Make the Sick Even More Vulnerable to Infection Adam Drolet, program officer at PATH, discusses the importance of WASH services in health care facilities, writing, “Without clean and safe water, sanitation, and hygiene, patients and providers are at a much higher…

More News In Global Health

Al Jazeera: Can the world afford universal health care? (11/2). Borgen Magazine: The End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act (Gordon, 11/1). Devex: Q&A: James Love on the biggest challenges in the fight for affordable drugs (Green, 11/4). Devex: 5 myths drowning out progress on WASH (Root, 11/4). DW: Philippines struggling to…

Improving WASH Services In Health Care Facilities Necessary To Achieve Health-Related SDGs, Zambia Health Minister Writes In Opinion Piece

Devex: Opinion: From resolution to revolution in health care Chitalu Chilufya, Zambia’s minister of health and member of the National Assembly of Zambia “…[I]t’s time for the WASH revolution — and if recent events are indicative of commitments, we have good news. National governments recognize that the health and well-being…

More News In Global Health

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…

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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