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Devex: Q&A: Tackling the global NCD burden (7/27). Devex: Q&A: Taking on NGO leadership in the COVID crisis (Cornish, 7/27). Devex: How to empower health workers: Lessons learned from ‘On the Frontlines’ (Donback, 7/24). Global Press Journal: Cervical Cancer Claims Lives as Hospital Backlog Grows in Zambia (Phiri, 7/26). Global…

South Africa Sees Coronavirus Surge; North Korea Reports 1st Suspected COVID-19 Case; Some European Nations Reinstate Restrictions; CDC Calls For U.S. Schools To Reopen

AFRICA Al Jazeera: Malaria deaths surge in Africa amid fight against COVID-19 (Adow, 7/26). AP: South Africa warns COVID-19 corruption puts ‘lives at risk’ (Magome, 7/26). AP: Pregnant women at risk of death in Kenya’s COVID-19 curfew (Adula, 7/25). The Guardian: ‘I can’t give in’: The Togolese nun caring for…

Unintended Pregnancies Fall Worldwide But Half End In Abortion; No Evidence Legal Restrictions Prevent Abortion, Study Shows

The Guardian: Covid-19 threatens access to abortions and contraceptives, experts warn “Rates of unplanned pregnancies have fallen around the world, according to new data published by health research organization the Guttmacher Institute and the U.N. Human Reproduction Programme (HRP) on Wednesday. Global rates of unintended pregnancies have fallen from 79…

U.N. Women Director Warns Of Increase In Violence Against Women During COVID-19 Lockdowns

CNBC: U.N. director warns of a ‘shadow pandemic’ of violence against women during lockdowns “The executive director of U.N. Women told CNBC that the Covid-19 crisis has significantly ‘set women back’ through challenges including job losses and creating a worrying ‘shadow pandemic’ of violence. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, who heads up the…

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Borgen Magazine: Aid Efforts to Support Healthcare in Venezuela (Wallace, 7/22). Devex: Does WASH need a global leader? (Root, 7/23). Devex: DFAT data insights: Funding COVID-19 (Cornish, 7/22). Devex: How mapping skills can drive progress on the SDGs (Cheney, 7/22). The Economist: The hunt for the origins of SARS-CoV-2 will…

Opinions Address U.S. WHO Withdrawal, Women’s Health, AIDS 2020 Highlights, Other Topics

Al Jazeera: Why ‘pro-life’ activists won’t protect women during childbirth Claire Provost, global investigations editor at openDemocracy, and Inge Snip, health journalism fellow at openDemocracy’s Tracking the Backlash project (7/22). The Conversation: AIDS conference: COVID-19, big breakthroughs and missed targets Linda-Gail Bekker, professor of medicine and deputy director of the…

Blogs, U.N. Agency Releases Address Women’s Health, Domestic Workers’ Rights, Vaccine Delivery, Other COVID-19 Issues

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: COVID-19 Puts More Women and Girls in Danger from Abusers Mariana Andreu, IntraHealth UNC Summer Fellow (7/22). U.N.: U.N. urges protection of domestic workers’ rights during COVID-19 pandemic (July 2020). UNICEF: Innovative freight solutions to deliver vaccines, despite COVID-19 disruptions (7/22). World Bank Blogs: A strong COVID-19…

New York Times Examines Feminist Foreign Policies In Sweden, Other Countries

New York Times: What Do Sweden and Mexico Have in Common? A Feminist Foreign Policy “In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, Chris Purdy, chief executive of one of the world’s largest providers of contraceptives and family planning services, DKT International, sent out an email asking for help. ……