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WASH Remains Critical To Health Security

Daily Caller: The Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Highlights a Big Mistake in Global Health Security Lindsay Denny, senior public health program associate for the Center for Global Safe WASH at Emory University and technical adviser for Global Water 2020 “…The absence of water/sanitation/hygiene is a daily threat. … It is not…

CDC Works To Improve Clean Water Access To Stop Spread Of Hepatitis E In Namibia

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Promoting access to and use of clean and safe water to stop hepatitis E Matthew Goers, Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer with CDC’s Division of Global Health Protection, discusses CDC’s work in Namibia to provide clean and safe water to prevent the spread of hepatitis E,…

Opinion Piece, Editorial Address Access To Clean Water, Hygiene, Sanitation On World Water Day

Devex: Opinion: Fixing water fixes gender parity Amanda Gimble, senior vice president of strategic initiatives at Safe Water Network, and Venkatesh “Venky” Raghavendra, vice president of advancement at Safe Water Network “…Expanding safe water and women’s participation in its provision through small water enterprises — businesses that provide safe, reliable,…

Organizations Highlight Importance Of Clean Water On Health, Peace-Building

Médecins Sans Frontières: Water: source of health and dignity This post features photos, videos, stories, and an infographic on MSF’s efforts to provide clean water to ensure health and dignity in countries affected by humanitarian crises. The post notes, “Water is a vital resource on which the health and dignity…

IFRC, IsDB Launch One WASH Fund, New Financing Mechanism To Address Cholera In OIC Countries

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies: New “game-changing” financing mechanism to end cholera launched at U.N. General Assembly “The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) [Thursday] unveiled a major new initiative to combat cholera and other diarrheal…

USG Providing Nearly $257M In Additional Humanitarian Assistance To Somalia

USAID: USAID Announces Nearly $257 Million in New Humanitarian Assistance for the People of Somalia “On October 2, 2019, Diana Putman, a Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced that the U.S. Government is providing nearly $257 million in additional humanitarian assistance in…

More News In Global Health

Borgen Magazine: The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (Williams, 9/21). Borgen Magazine: Reducing Child Malnutrition in Peru (Johnson, 9/21). Devex: For many in Nigeria, cancer care remains out of reach (Adepoju, 9/23). Devex: Nutrition in Asia-Pacific shows mixed progress (Ravelo, 9/23). DW: Brazil’s fight against dengue: A race against time…

More News In Global Health

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…

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