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Bloomberg: Green Investing Tool Launched by Funds With $1 Trillion of Assets (Munsterman, 7/6). Devex: African Union needs more country support to launch the African Medicines Agency (Jerving, 7/7). New York Times: Can an Algorithm Predict the Pandemic’s Next Moves? (Carey, 7/2). NPR: Aerosols, Droplets, Fomites: What We Know About…

Blogs, Releases Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: We cannot afford to lose more time in the fight against covid-19 in the U.S. Ingrid T. Katz, associate faculty director at the Harvard Global Health Institute and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School, and Andrew R. Iliff, senior writer at the Harvard Global Health Institute (7/3). BMJ…

KFF Updates Resources On U.S. Government Actions Related To Family Planning, MCP, UNFPA Funding, MCH

KFF: The U.S. Government and International Family Planning & Reproductive Health: Statutory Requirements and Policies This fact sheet summarizes the major statutory requirements and policies pertaining to U.S. global family planning/reproductive health (FP/RH) efforts over time and identifies those currently in effect, including the Mexico City policy and the Kemp-Kasten…

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AP: Zimbabwe copes with diarrhea outbreak which has killed 9 (Mutsaka, 6/26). Borgen Magazine: Poor Sanitation in Kenya Leads to Water-Borne Diseases (Shusterman, 6/24). Devex: What data tells us about the state of human rights (Cornish, 6/25). Devex: Q&A: New CARE secretary-general on women and local leadership (Root, 6/25). The…

Blogs, Releases Address Impact Of COVID-19 Pandemic On Continuity Of TB Care; Women’s, Children’s, Adolescents’ Health; Vaccine Access; Other Issues Related To Pandemic

BMJ Opinion: Ensuring continuity of tuberculosis care during the covid-19 crisis Nathaly Aguilera Vasquez, program officer at the McGill International TB Centre at McGill University, and colleagues (6/25). Brookings: Global macroeconomic scenarios of the COVID-19 pandemic Warwick J. McKibbin, nonresident senior fellow for economic studies and co-director of the Climate…

Pandemic Threatens Africa’s Health Care Workforce; Multi-Dimensional Crisis Impacts Afghanistan; Europe Looks To Recover; COVID-19 Cases Continue To Rise In Latin America; White House Task Force To Hold First Briefing In 2 Months

AFRICA AP: Kenya: 3 people killed in clash with police over face masks (Odula, 6/26). Axios: Coronavirus accelerates in Africa as economic damage deepens (Lawler, 6/25). BBC: Coronavirus: How Africa’s supply chains are evolving (Russon, 6/25). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Africa’s unsung army of women wage war on COVID-19 (Bhalla/Wuilbercq, 6/25).…

Editorial, Opinions Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including U.S. Response, Impact On Health Systems, Vaccine Access

Bloomberg: How the World Views the U.S. Virus Response Robert Burgess, executive editor for Bloomberg Opinion (6/24). BMJ Opinion: Mobilising informal healthcare providers in India may help its response to covid-19 Meenakshi Gautham, research fellow in health systems and policy analysis with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,…

COVID-19 Increases Suffering Of Women, Children In Conflict Zones; Study Raises Concerns For Pregnant Women With Novel Coronavirus; Women Under-Represented On Pandemic Task Forces

Al Jazeera: Coronavirus testing may not reach women in conflict zones: IRC “Big gaps between the number of male and female coronavirus cases in parts of Africa and the Middle East suggest that women may be struggling to access testing or care, an aid agency said on Wednesday. In Pakistan,…

Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Begins In S. Africa As Continent Seeks Equitable Access To Any Vaccine; Racial Bias In European Lockdown Policing, Report Says; More Than 226K Dead Of COVID-19 In PAHO Region; Yemen Needs More Aid Funding; Virus Hit Nursing Homes Hard In Canada

AFRICA Reuters: South Africa rolls out continent’s first trials for COVID-19 vaccine (Heiberg, 6/24). VOA News: Africa Seeks Equitable Access to Any COVID-19 Vaccine (Marks, 6/24). ASIA ABC (Australia): Coronavirus fears leave pregnant PNG women at risk despite nation’s low infection rate (Whiting, 6/24). AP: New Delhi plans mass screening effort…