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Bloomberg: Why China Is the Brave New World of Editing Human DNA (Lauerman/Chang, 1/22). Devex: Global agendas set to fail unless something changes: Helen Clark (Root, 1/23). The Guardian: Tired of dark fields and jeering men: the bride who led a ‘toilet revolution’ (Dhillon, 1/23). Healio: The ‘broken’ antimicrobial market:…

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Business Insider: A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about (Brueck, 1/13). The Guardian: Afghanistan bucks global trend with sharp rise in civilian casualties (McVeigh, 1/11). IRIN: Briefing: Sudanese call for bread and freedom (1/9). IRIN: “The world…

Aid Organizations Discuss Food, Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen, Response Efforts

International Rescue Committee: New nutrition analysis confirms children are being starved in Yemen “A new integrated food security and classification (IPC) report shows that 240,000 Yemeni civilians are living in famine condition and 9.8 million are on the brink of famine, a shocking increase of 42 percent … since 2017.…

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…

U.S. Congress Should Take Leadership Role On Global WASH Issues

The Hill: Water wars won’t be won on a battlefield Bill Frist, former U.S. Senate majority leader and founder and chair of Hope Through Healing Hands “…On the anniversary of the launch of the first-ever U.S. Global Water Strategy, we must actively engage water security as a strategic path for…

Conditions In Yemen Continue To Deteriorate, U.N. Says; Authorities Sterilizing Water Supplies To Stem Cholera Outbreak

Reuters: Yemen sterilizes Sanaa water supplies as cholera outbreak picks up again “Authorities in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks, and houses to help stem the world’s worst outbreak of cholera…” (Khalid et al., 12/2). U.N. News: Conditions deteriorating alarmingly in Yemen, warns…

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…

World Toilet Day Spotlights Shortage Of, Lack Of Access To Sanitation Facilities Worldwide

Associated Press: World Toilet Day highlights global sanitation crisis “Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation. The toilet crisis is most…