More News In Global Health

Miami Herald: This Cuban industry began with 6 scientists, a tiny lab — and Fidel Castro’s obsession (Whitefield, 12/15).

Reuters: Four dead in ambush of World Food Programme convoy in Nigeria (Hazzad et al., 12/18).

STAT: Are free physicals a ‘ruse’? Questions swirl about public health program in China (Robbins, 12/18).
Xinhua News: China’s major diseases medical insurance covers 1 billion people (12/17).

U.N. News Centre: Protection, well-being of uprooted children must be central to new global migration compact — UNICEF (12/15).

VOA News: U.N. Urges Afghan Warring Sides to Facilitate Crucial Anti-Polio Drive (Gul, 12/17).

VOA News: Critics Accuse New Foundation of Acting as Smoke-Screen for Big Tobacco (Schlein, 12/17).
The Wire: Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants (Bhuyan, 12/13).
The Wire: Public Health Leaders Ask to Be Removed From Mailing List of Foundation Offering Them Tobacco-Funded Grants (Bhuyan, 12/15).

Xinhua News: Cholera kills more than 400 people in South Sudan since mid 2016: WHO (12/15).

Xinhua News: Cholera claims 20 lives in Zambian capital as infected cases reach 760 (12/17).

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