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allAfrica: Africa: Drug Price Drop to Bolster African Countries’ Fight Against TB (Chironda, 11/12). Associated Press: Afghan capital’s air pollution may be even deadlier than war (Faiez, 11/13). Associated Press: Air quality sinks to ‘severe’ in haze-shrouded New Delhi (Jain, 11/12). BBC: Polio in Nigeria: ‘I opposed vaccinations until my…

Ending Outdoor Defecation Can Have Huge Benefits For Vulnerable Populations, Expert Says Ahead Of World Toilet Day

U.N. News: ‘Transformational benefits’ of ending outdoor defecation: Why toilets matter “Ending the practice of defecating in the open, rather than in a toilet, will have ‘transformational benefits’ for some of the world’s most vulnerable people, says the U.N.’s partner sanitation body, the WSSCC (Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council).…

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ABC: Asia is ‘doing better,’ so a review is asking why we should keep giving foreign aid (Clarke, 11/18). AFP: Renewables could cut power generation health impact by 80 percent (11/19). Devex: When global health goes local: Tackling infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance in Kenya (11/19). Devex: Development impact bond…

World Toilet Day Focuses On Goal Of Ending Open Defecation

DW: World Toilet Day draws attention to the global sanitation crisis “…According to the United Nations, 4.2 billion people live without safe sanitation and 893 million people do their business outdoors: this is a full-blown global sanitation crisis, says the U.N. Without proper facilities, diseases spread more easily and drinking…

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AP: Samoa measles epidemic worsens with 24 children now dead (Perry, 11/25). AP: U.N. humanitarian chief calls for urgent int’l help to Sudan (11/25). BBC: HIV in Pakistan: ‘Our children’s lives are at stake’ (11/25). The Guardian: Living near busy road stunts children’s lung growth, study says (Laville, 11/25). Health…

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AP: TB, armed guards, lack of food at U.N. migrant center in Libya (Hinnant et al., 12/6). AP: U.N. says Zimbabwe’s cash shortage hurts aid delivery efforts (12/5). CIDRAP News: Typhoid vaccine shows protection in phase 3 trial (Dall, 12/5). The Telegraph: ‘Ground breaking’ typhoid vaccine reduces infections by 80…

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AP: U.N. chief urges faith leaders to challenge harmful messages (Lederer, 5/13). CBS News: Forget ‘murder hornets,’ experts say — this is the real ‘murder insect’ (5/12). Devex: Catching fog and other creative solutions for clean water access (Root, 5/12). POLITICO: Conspiracy theorists, far-right extremists around the world seize on…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Brookings: In developing countries, communities and primary care providers — not hospitals — hold the key to successful pandemic response Nachiket Mor, visiting scientist with the Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (5/14). Center for Global Development: The IMF’s Growth Forecasts for Poor Countries Don’t Match Its COVID Narrative…

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