Opinion Pieces Discuss mHealth In Ghana; Racial Bias In Research; Women’s, Girls’ Health; Antibiotic Resistance; Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis

The Conversation: Mobile health services can help in rural Ghana if they have the human touch
Robert E. Hinson, head of the Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Ghana Business School at the University of Ghana (7/8).

Financial Times: Bias against black researchers harms science
Marja Makarow, chair of Technology Academy Finland (7/8).

The Guardian: The world’s poorest women and girls risk being biggest losers in DfID merger
Girish Menon, chief executive of ActionAid U.K.; Laurie Lee, chief executive of Care International U.K.; and Rose Caldwell, chief executive of Plan International U.K. (7/10).

IPS: World Population Day 2020 — ‘The Time is Now to Accelerate the Promise for Women and Girls’
Ing Khantha Phavi, minister for the Ministry of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia; Chea Chantum, secretary general of the General Secretariat for Population and Development at the Ministry of Planning of Cambodia; and Daniel Alemu, acting representative at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Cambodia (7/10).

Wall Street Journal: A Plan to Avert a ‘Superbug’ Pandemic
David A. Ricks, chair and CEO of Eli Lilly, and Kasim Kutay, CEO of Novo Holdings A/S (7/8).

Washington Post: A new deal could ease Venezuela’s humanitarian crisis. The international community must get behind it
Kathleen Page, physician and associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, and Tamara Taraciuk Broner, Americas acting deputy director for Human Rights Watch (7/2).

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