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Opinion Pieces Discuss U.S. Development Efforts In Africa; Trump Administration’s Actions On Women’s Health, Relationship With China; Violence In Afghanistan; Access To TB Treatment

Devex: Opinion: A bipartisan legacy of Africa trade worth remembering Tom Sheehy, principal of Quinella Global (5/18). The Hill: Trump assault on women’s choice continues despite pandemic Bridget Kelly, director of research at the Population Institute (5/16). New York Times: Trump Is Playing the China Card. Who Believes Him? Susan…

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The Guardian: Girls at risk of child marriage as half of local authorities fail to keep records (Summers, 5/18). Science: Long-acting injectable drug prevents HIV infections (Cohen, 5/18). The Telegraph: Health workers under attack: 200 incidents globally linked to pandemic (Rigby/Smith, 5/15). U.S. News & World Report: WHO Releases Brief…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic

Brookings: In developing countries, communities and primary care providers — not hospitals — hold the key to successful pandemic response Nachiket Mor, visiting scientist with the Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (5/14). Center for Global Development: The IMF’s Growth Forecasts for Poor Countries Don’t Match Its COVID Narrative…

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Der Spiegel: Other Diseases Are Spreading in the Shadow of COVID-19 (Backhaus et al., 5/13). DW: Coronavirus: COVID-19 shouldn’t make us forget other major infectious diseases (Schmidt, 5/13). The Guardian: Covid-19 crisis raises hopes of end to U.K. transmission of HIV (Segalov, 5/14). IPS: Former Child Bride Holds Pakistan to…

Blog Posts, Releases Address Various Issues Related To COVID-19 Pandemic

Apolitical: Women show their worth in the Covid-19 crisis. They deserve more than applause Roopa Dhatt, co-founder and executive director of Women in Global Health (5/12). BMJ Opinion: Covid-19: Pandemic exposes inequalities in global food systems Jacqui Wise, freelance medical journalist (5/12). Brookings: The coronavirus is a siren for the…

Editorial, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of COVID-19 Pandemic, Including Sweden’s Coronavirus Strategy, Virus’s Impact On Women’s, Children’s Health

The Conversation: Human activities are responsible for viruses crossing over from bats and causing pandemics like coronavirus Narveen Jandu, assistant professor at the School of Public Health & Health Studies at the University of Waterloo (5/12). Devex: Opinion: How to prevent the 2020s from becoming a lost decade for children…

Devex Examines Efforts To Prioritize Gender-Based Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

Devex: The effort to prioritize gender-based violence in U.N. pandemic response “…At the United Nations, gender has been mainstreamed within the COVID-19 response, [Åsa Regnér, deputy executive director at U.N. Women,] argued. The organization has been able to build on lessons from previous crises — especially the Ebola and Zika…

Social Stigma Hurting COVID-19 Containment Efforts In Asia; Russia Records 2nd-Highest Caseload Globally; Cuba Enters Race For Vaccine; Experts Warn Of Case Undercounting In Yemen

AFRICA Al Jazeera: Is COVID-19 making it harder to treat other diseases in Africa? (5/12). AP: COVID-19 confirmed in crowded U.N.-run camp in South Sudan (Ajak/Anna, 5/12). Scientific American: Antipoaching Tech Tracks COVID-19 Flare-Ups in South Africa (Wild, 5/12). U.N. News: Chad’s storytellers take COVID prevention messages off the grid…