More News In Global Health

BBC News: Why Chinese mothers turned away from C-sections (Owen/Razak, 3/2).

BBC News: Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh will no longer take in Myanmar refugees (3/1).

BBC News: Kifafa: The mystery of East Africa’s ‘nodding disease’ (Gorvett, 2/28).

Bloomberg: Smaller Countries Are Becoming the Healthiest (Blenford, 3/3).

Bloomberg: The Bleak and Scary World Inside a Venezuelan Women’s Hospital (Laya, 3/2).

Christian Science Monitor: As Kenyan Maasai abandon girls’ ritual cutting, elders lead the way (Zhu, 3/1).

Devex: Q&A: The African Union Development Agency takes shape (Roby, 3/4).

Forbes: No One Knows The True Cost Of Medicines, And Blaming Other Countries Won’t Help (Ro, 3/3).

The Guardian: Breast-ironing: victims urge stronger action to root out dangerous custom (Lazareva, 3/4).

Health Policy Watch: Médecins Sans Frontières On Drug Prices — You Can’t Negotiate Blindfolded (Fletcher, 2/27).

Inter Press Service: A Leprosy-free Philippines by 2020? (Paul, 3/3).

STAT: Sanofi faces indictment in the Philippines over deaths related to its dengue vaccine (Silverman, 3/1).

U.N. News: Children are still dying in Yemen war, despite partial ceasefire, says UNICEF chief (3/2).

U.N. News: Laws must protect, ‘not reject’ says UNAIDS chief on Zero Discrimination Day (3/1).

VOA News: U.N.: Nearly 2 in 3 Syrians in Need of Humanitarian Aid (Schlein, 3/2).

Wired: Colonialists are coming for blood — literally (McKenna, 3/3).

Xinhua News: China disease emergency management capability leads the world: former WHO chief (3/3).

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