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Associated Press: More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak (6/18). BBC News: Low-income African countries ‘pay 30 times more’ for drugs (6/18). Devex: Q&A: Peter Sands on what it takes to create effective health systems (Lieberman, 6/18). Global Health NOW: Mercy Masoo, Leading the Way in WASH…

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Al Jazeera: Pakistan struggles with unprecedented HIV infections in children (Burdon-Manley, 6/16). allAfrica: Africa: After ECHO, Let’s Find Out Why Women Are Not Using Barrier Methods (Ncube, 6/18). BBC News: Face to face with DR Congo’s deadly vipers (6/18). Bloomberg: Deadly Superbugs Win as Wall Street Flees Makers of Antibiotics…

U.S. Sen. Rubio Calls For Interagency Cooperation To Implement Administration’s New U.S. Strategy On Women, Peace, Security

Devex: Lawmakers question who will implement U.S. Women, Peace, and Security Strategy “Legislators and advocates welcome the Trump administration’s new U.S. Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security, but warn that it must extend beyond words into real action from agencies involved in U.S. national security operations. … [Sen. Marco] Rubio,…

Understanding Women’s Health Challenges Essential To Achieving SDGs, AFOG President Says

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics: African Perspectives At Women Deliver Anne Kihara, president of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AFOG), highlights discussions on women’s health challenges in Africa at the recent 2019 Women Deliver conference, writing, “The theme of ‘WD2019’ spoke to power, progress, and change towards…

Lancet Editorial Discusses Potential Impact Of Mexico City Policy On Global Health

The Lancet: The devastating impact of Trump’s global gag rule Editorial Board “…The effects of the Trump global gag rule [also known as the Mexico City policy] on a broad range of sexual and reproductive health services is particularly concerning in light of recent global data from WHO on the…

Injectable Contraceptive Does Not Increase Risk Of HIV, Study Shows

The Guardian: Contraceptive injections do not increase risk of contracting HIV, study finds “A landmark study has ended 30 years of anxiety that hormonal contraceptive injections may increase women’s chances of infection from HIV. But the study found a dramatically higher rate of HIV infection among women in southern Africa…

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BBC News: Ecuador’s top court approves same-sex marriage (6/13). Christian Science Monitor: For Afghan midwife, saving women’s lives is a lifelong passion (Peterson, 6/13). The Economist: Drone deliveries are advancing in health care (6/15). The Guardian: Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offenses against women and girls (Okiror, 6/13).…