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WASH Critical To Preventing Antimicrobial Resistance

Devex: Opinion: Our frontline defense against ‘superbugs’ is fatally weakened Tim Wainwright, chief executive of WaterAid U.K. “In Geneva this week, perhaps no other agenda item at the World Health Assembly seems so pressing, so frightening, so potentially global in reach, as antimicrobial resistance. … Yet what worries me deeply…

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Devex: In Yemen, growing caseloads overwhelm international aid groups (Lieberman, 5/24). Global Health NOW: A New Plan for Mental Illness, the Silent Killer (Simpson, 5/23). The Lancet: Millions of health-care facilities lack WASH services (Burki, June 2019). New York Times: 4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a…

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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…

Event Addresses Connection Between Food, Water Security

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Better Water Security Translates into Better Food Security Kyla Peterson, environmental change and security intern at the Wilson Center, discusses remarks from panelists at a recent event addressing the connections between food and water security, which was sponsored by…

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Al Jazeera: Nigeria’s medical brain drain: Health care woes as doctors flee (Abang, 4/8). Al Jazeera: Five years after West Africa’s Ebola pandemic: Where are we now? (Chinwada, 4/6). The Guardian: Paul Kagame orders release of women and girls jailed over abortion in Rwanda (Okiror, 4/5). Inter Press Service: Safeguarding…