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Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Health Disparities, Pandemic’s Threat To Food Security In Africa

Bloomberg: Hydroxychloroquine Farce Has Tragic Consequences Lionel Laurent, Bloomberg Opinion columnist (6/8). CNBC Africa: As COVID-19 presents Africa with conflicting choices between relief for today and investing for tomorrow, here’s why it needs to consider digitization Eyob Tekalgn Tolina, state minister of Ethiopia’s Ministry of Finance, and Ruth Goodwin-Groen, managing…

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AP: Burkina Faso’s food woes deepen as extremists expand reach (Mednick, 6/3). Devex: Q&A: How are global health security experts responding to the pressures of COVID-19? (Cornish, 6/3). Devex: Insufficient PPE pushes NGOs to consider making their own (Lieberman, 6/3). Devex: Is better hygiene here to stay? (Root, 6/2). Financial…

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Devex: Watch: Peter Sands’ ‘nightmare’ coronavirus scenario (Kumar, 6/1). Devex: Q&A: What early data says about gendered impacts of COVID-19 (Rogers, 6/1). Devex: Preparing for a disaster in the middle of a pandemic (Root, 6/1). Devex: Steps for creating water solutions that will last (Root, 6/1). The Hill: COVID-19 shows…

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

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: Combating COVID-19 in India M. Hari Menon, director of the India office at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (5/26). Center for American Progress: Protecting and Promoting Women’s Rights Is Key to Defeating the Coronavirus at Home and Abroad Shilpa Phadke, vice president…

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Bloomberg: Global Leaders Call on U.N., Governments to Thwart Health-Care Hackers (Sebenius, 5/26). BMJ: Covid-19: Public health must be ‘at the core’ of global recovery plans, say doctors (Iacobucci, 5/25). Devex: Q&A: WFP redesigns programs for ‘marathon’ COVID-19 response (Lieberman, 5/26). Devex: How COVID-19 and climate are encouraging islands to…

Wuhan Tests 6.5M People For COVID-19 In Days; Chile’s Hospitals Struggle Amid Pandemic; Middle East Fears Resurgence During Eid; Navajo Nation Youth Work To Protect Elders, Cultural Knowledge

AFRICA AP: Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers (Magdy, 5/23). The Guardian: How South Africa’s action on Covid-19 contrasts sharply with its response to AIDS (du Plessis, 5/27). U.N. News: Mozambique school children face ‘catastrophic’ fall-out from COVID-19: a U.N. Resident Coordinator blog (5/25). U.N. News: First…

Yemen’s Health System Collapses As Aid Agencies Say COVID-19 Cases More Than Detected; Many Nigerians Must Break Lockdown To Access Water; U.S. Returns Migrant Children To Mexico, Central America Amid Pandemic; Asia-Pacific Region Commits To Defeating COVID-19

AFRICA AP: Tanzania says virus defeated through prayer, but fears grow (Odula/Anna, 5/22). VOA: COVID-19 Disrupts South Sudan Health Services (Mayar, 5/21). Washington Post: Living through a pandemic when your access to water is difficult (Emezi/Paquette, 5/21). ASIA AP: India struggles with twin challenges of cyclone and pandemic (Ghosal et…

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Devex: UNICEF USA launches fund to support PPE procurement (Saldinger, 5/20). Devex: Using Google’s data to monitor social distancing (Jerving, 5/20). Devex: The hospitals where doctors can’t wash their hands (Root, 5/18). The Guardian: Afghan hospital attack: ‘I thought my baby had died and I would be next’ (Glinski, 5/19).…

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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