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Blog Posts Discuss Preventing COVID-19’s Impacts On Ethnic Minorities, Food Security In South Africa, HIV Care In Jamaica

BMJ Opinion: Covid-19: how can we prevent people from ethnic minorities being disproportionately affected in a second wave? Rebecca F. Baggaley of the Department of Respiratory Sciences at the University of Leicester and colleagues (9/18). ONE Campaign: These women are fighting food insecurity in their community during COVID-19 Megan Gieske,…

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Al Jazeera: U.S. sanctions ‘ruining lives,’ Iran tells United Nations court (9/16). Borgen Magazine: Exploring the Global Funding for TB Eradication (Robinso, 9/17). Devex: Q&A: COVID-19 highlights the value of context-specific messaging (9/17). Devex: Independent evaluation lost as DFAT ‘adjusts’ its structure (Cornish, 9/17). Devex: U.S. State Department comes up…

Opinion Pieces Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Lessons From Polio Vaccine, Global Cooperation, Impacts On Women, Children

The Conversation: Lessons from how the polio vaccine went from the lab to the public that Americans can learn from today Carl Kurlander, senior lecturer, and Randy P. Juhl, distinguished service professor emeritus of pharmacy, both at the University of Pittsburgh (9/16). Devex: Opinion: Global cooperation tested by the pandemic…

Opinion Piece Calls On U.S. Policymakers To Repeal Mexico City Policy, Helms Amendment

Ms. Magazine: The Trump Administration Wants to Make the Global Gag Rule Even More Harmful Lauren Cross, senior U.S. communications manager, and Zara Ahmed, senior policy manager on the public policy team, both at the Guttmacher Institute “In the middle of a global pandemic, the Trump administration is trying to…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Impact Of Climate On Health, Vaccine Development, Health Worker Safety

BMJ Opinion: Mandeep Dhaliwal: We need a green recovery to prevent the next pandemic Mandeep Dhaliwal, director of HIV, Health, and Development at the United Nations Development Programme (9/16). BMJ Opinion: Els Torreele: As politics trumps science in the race for a vaccine, who will protect public health? Els Torreele,…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 386 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes an analysis on the impact of school closures on the risk of unwanted pregnancy and HIV among adolescent girls and…

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Devex: Responses to climate disasters must be LGBTQ-inclusive, experts say (Root, 9/11). Quartz Africa: Scientists in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and U.S. have developed a $1 test for Ebola and Lassa virus (Edward-Ekpu, 9/14). U.N. News: Lebanon: Working on the ground to meet basic needs of Beirut’s women and girls (9/13).…

Opinion Pieces Address Various Topics Related To COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Surge Of Cases In India, Applying Disaster Response Lens To Pandemic Preparedness, Vaccine Development

Foreign Affairs: India’s Out-of-Control Pandemic T. Jacob John, pediatrician, virologist, former director of the Indian Council of Medical Research’s Centre for Advanced Research (Virology), and former director of the National AIDS Reference Center at the Christian Medical College (9/11). Foreign Policy: Don’t Let Health Hold Women Back Shannon Kellman, deputy…

Blog Posts, Podcast, Press Releases Address Various Topics Related To COVID-19, Including Mobile Technology For Women’s Empowerment, Vaccines, Country Responses, Global Fund’s 2020 Results Report

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: The pandemic is forcing us all online. Can self-help and savings groups for low-income women go digital, too? (9/11). Center for Strategic & International Studies: Coronavirus Crisis Update: Heidi Larson — Time to Reset our Thinking on Vaccines J. Stephen Morrison, senior vice…