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Agence France-Presse: Children with ‘normal’ heads may have Zika brain damage: study (2/5). Associated Press: Indian fake doctor infects 21 with HIV with tainted syringes (Banerjee, 2/6). Devex: Mozambique is rolling out its mHealth platform nationwide — and this is how (Pallares, 2/5). Global Press Journal: Ugandan HIV/AIDS Policy Adds…

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The Guardian: ‘I don’t live any more’: Zika takes a heavy toll on families in Brazil (Phillips, 2/5). The Guardian: India’s sanitary towel hero Pad Man bound for Bollywood glory (Waheed, 2/3). NPR: A Crowd Is Waiting For A Cervical Cancer Clinic On Wheels (Roemer, 2/4). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Mobile…

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Global Health NOW: The Pandemic Everyone Fears (Myers, 1/30). Gulfshore Life: Barbara Bush and the Battle for Women’s Health (Reed, February 2018). Newsweek: Bacteria that cause leprosy are undergoing scary mutations that resist drug treatments (Matthews, 1/30). Reuters: Air strikes on Syria hospitals affect hundreds of thousands of people –…

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Associated Press: Yemeni rebels accused of banning U.N. agencies, aid groups (Michael, 1/24). CIDRAP News: $1 billion reward proposed for new antibiotics (Dall, 1/24). CIDRAP News: Yellow fever case counts jump in Brazil (Soucheray, 1/24). Devex: DRC health minister: Alignment, focus on results, and private sector are critical (Saldinger, 1/25).…

Opinion Piece Recounts 18 Successes In Global Health In 2017

Project Syndicate: A Year of Successes in Global Health Melvin Sanicas, regional medical expert at Sanofi Pasteur — Asia, Japan, and the Pacific “…[P]erhaps the most significant achievements of the last 12 months were in global health. I count 18 unique successes in 2017, many of which will help sow…

Studies Examine Links Between Zika, Microcephaly, Guillain-Barre Syndrome

CIDRAP News: Study bolsters Zika-microcephaly link, rules out others “A new Brazilian study adds further evidence to the link between Zika and microcephaly while ruling out for the first time an association between microcephaly and an important insecticide and between the condition and vaccines. In a final report of the…

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Associated Press/VOA News: UNICEF: 400,000 Congo Children Suffering Severe Malnutrition (12/12). New York Times: Tending to Haiti’s Dead (Porter, 12/13). Pharmaceutical Executive: Fighting the Good Fight: Industry Perspectives on Global Health (Upton, 12/13). RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty: ‘We Believed Our Cleric’: Pakistani Polio Victim’s Regretful Father Urges Others To Use Vaccine (Synovitz/Ullah, 12/12).…

‘Science Speaks’ Examines Increased Incidence Of Microcephaly In Angola

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: With surveillance gaps, Angola sees microcephaly incidence rise over months following Zika confirmation Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a recent WHO Bulletin on outbreaks in the WHO African Region and highlights a rise in the number of microcephaly…

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