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Opinion Pieces Discuss Opportunities, Challenges For Incoming Biden-Harris Administration, Including Addressing Inequality, U.S. Diplomacy, Global Women’s Rights

Devex: Opinion: ‘Power Switch’ — How we can reverse extreme inequality Paul O’Brien, vice president of Oxfam America and author (12/9). The Hill: ‘Gumbo Diplomacy’ and the rise of Linda Thomas-Greenfield K. Riva Levinson, president and CEO of KRL International LLC and author (12/9). Ms. Magazine: What Women Can Expect…

Blog Posts Discuss Community-Based, Women’s Efforts To Respond To COVID-19, NTDs, Reproductive Health Needs

Global Citizen: This Midwife in Zambia Says International Solidarity Is Needed to Combat COVID-19 Jacky Habib, freelance journalist (12/7). Global Citizen: How This Woman Is Using Her Cellphone to Tackle River Blindness in Cameroon Jacky Habib, freelance journalist (12/7). IntraHealth International’s “VITAL”: Meet Three Ugandan Women Who Say Community-Based Family…

UNFPA Launches Appeal For $818M To Provide Women, Girls With Services Amid COVID-19, Says Yemen Has Greatest Needs

U.N. News: 54 million women and youth face staggering humanitarian challenges “As COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact women and girls hit by multiple humanitarian crises, the U.N. sexual and reproductive health agency appealed on Monday for $818 million to provide 54 million women and youth with essential and life-saving services throughout…

More COVID-19 & Global Health News

ABC News: Experts are homing in on an influenza vaccine that could last a lifetime (Afrahimi, 12/7). Al Jazeera: Bangladesh moves Rohingya to remote island (Ghani, 12/7). AP: Yemen ‘on edge of precipice’ as UNICEF launches aid appeal (Federman, 12/7). AP: ‘Nobody knows’: Experts baffled by mystery illness in India…

More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: Hundreds ill, 1 dead due to unidentified disease in India (12/7). Financial Times: What HIV taught Matshidiso Moeti about Covid-19 (Gross, 12/5). Health Policy Watch: Economic Benefits Of ACT Accelerator Outweigh Costs, Says Eurasia Group (Santos, 12/4). New York Times: Why Melinda Gates Spends Time ‘Letting My Heart Break’…

Including Women’s Perspectives In COVID-19 Media Coverage Critical To Addressing Gender Gaps In Pandemic Response, Opinion Piece Says

STAT: Women’s perspectives and voices need more inclusion in Covid-19 media coverage Nandini Oomman, global health and development specialist and chief executive officer of the Women’s Storytelling Salon; Kathryn Conn, nurse, global health specialist, and chief operating officer of the Women’s Storytelling Salon; and Elizabeth O’Connell, global health strategic partnerships…

Blog Posts Discuss Findings From ‘Missing Perspectives Of Women In News’ Report

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Missing Perspectives: How women are left out of the news Susan Byrnes, chief communications officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Luba Kassova, co-founder and director at AKAS (12/2). Poynter: The ‘missing perspectives of women in news’ is alarming and grim, a new…

More COVID-19 & Global Health News

AP: In southern Madagascar, ‘nothing to feed our children’ (Bezain, 12/4). BMJ: African malaria deaths set to dwarf covid-19 fatalities as pandemic hits control efforts, WHO warns (Dyer, 12/2). CNBC: Bill Gates says we need a new federal organization and five-fold spending increase to fight climate change (Novet, 12/3). Devex:…

More COVID-19 & Global Health News

Al Jazeera: Coronavirus or malaria, tuberculosis and HIV? (12/2). Borgen Magazine: Exploring Women’s Health in the DRC (Mendez, 12/3). Borgen Magazine: Save The Children Encourages Breastfeeding In The Philippines (Gabra, 12/2). CNN: Elton John honors Anthony Fauci on World AIDS Day (Hansler, 12/1). Devex: Is the new ‘Gavi for toilets’…

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