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Editorials, Opinion Pieces Examine Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Wall Street Journal: The Real Cure for Coronavirus Editorial Board “Governments are frantically trying to contain and combat the coronavirus, and those efforts are important, but the world’s best hope is private innovation. Cutting-edge diagnostic tests and treatments are advancing, and government should encourage the trend. President Trump recently ordered…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Aspects Of COVID-19

Brookings Institution: COVID-19 | Does India have enough doctors? An analysis of growing COVID-19 patients and existing medical capacity Prachi Singh, associate fellow with Brookings India, and colleagues (3/27). ODI: The G20’s coronavirus action plan must help the poorest countries Dirk Willem te Velde, director of programme at the International…

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CBS: Transcript: Dr. David Heymann discusses coronavirus on “Face the Nation,” March 29, 2020 (3/29). CNN: Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here’s why we shouldn’t anymore (Kaur, 3/28). CNN: Her husband died. Then his family shaved her head and made her strip beside his…

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

The Lancet: COVID-19: learning from experience Editorial Board “…[M]any countries are still not following WHO’s clear recommendations on containment (widespread testing, quarantine of cases, contact tracing, and social distancing) and have instead implemented haphazard measures … Alongside the deep distress felt as many countries experience a peak in cases or…

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Devex: Opinion: How health care systems designed by and for women can save lives Sylvana Q. Sinha, founder and CEO of Praava Health, a Bangladeshi health system offering patient-centered family health and diagnostics (3/24). The Lancet: Building on the PrEP victory Editorial Board (3/28). The Lancet: Why WHO needs a…

Devex Examines Status Of Trump Administration’s W-GDP Initiative

Devex: What has Trump’s flagship women’s initiative achieved so far? “A year in, the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative is getting mixed reviews from development and gender experts — the whole-of-government effort to narrow the economic gender gap is broadly praised, but some of the details leave room for…

Global Health Community, U.N. Agencies Address Various Topics Related To COVID-19

BMJ Opinion: Healthcare workforce safety and Ebola in the context of covid-19 Megan B. Diamond, assistant director at the Harvard Global Health Institute, and Liana Woskie, research fellow at the Harvard Global Health Institute (3/25). IntraHealth International: A Gender Lens on COVID-19 Megan O’Donnell, assistant director of the Gender Program…

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BMJ: Don’t forget chronic lung and immune conditions during covid-19, says WHO (Thornton, 3/24). Devex: What the female reproductive tract could tell Kenyan researchers about HIV (Jerving, 3/25). Dallas Morning News: George W. Bush, citing Birx and Fauci, has ‘absolute confidence’ in nation’s coronavirus experts (Benning, 3/24). The Guardian: The…

CGD Expert Addresses Status Of Trump Administration’s W-GDP Initiative

Center for Global Development: W-GDP One Year On: Taking Stock and Looking Forward Megan McDonnell, assistant director of the Gender Program and senior policy analyst at the Center for Global Development, discusses the status of the Trump administration’s Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP). McDonnell writes, “Its [one-year] anniversary…