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UNAIDS Commends Nigeria For Establishing HIV/AIDS Anti-Discrimination Law

The Guardian Nigeria: U.N. commends Nigeria’s assent to zero discrimination law “The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS has commended Nigeria, and President Goodluck Jonathan for signing the Anti-Discrimination Law which protects persons living with HIV and AIDS against discrimination and stigmatization…” (Musari, 3/2).

Opinion Pieces Discuss Acting On Lessons Learned From Ebola Epidemic

Devex: From catchphrase to action: Learning lessons on Ebola Erin Hohlfelder, policy director for global health at the ONE Campaign “…[I]f we’re looking for one clear place to start acting [on lessons learned from Ebola], we must begin by acknowledging — and then quickly remedying — a foundational challenge: the…

Partners Hope Mental Health Services Project Will Help Foster Economic Growth In Liberia

Devex: Can mental health services spur economic growth in Ebola-affected West Africa? “The World Bank and the Liberian government, in partnership with the government of Japan, launched Wednesday a project designed to tackle unaddressed psychological trauma in Liberian communities affected by protracted civil war and a relentless Ebola outbreak. Developers…

More West African Ebola Patients Surviving For Unknown Reasons, MSF Says

New York Times: Fatality Rate Is Falling in West African Ebola Clinics “As the Ebola epidemic in West Africa wanes, physicians from Doctors Without Borders are confronting a mystery: More of their patients are surviving. They do not know why…” (McNeil, 2/26).

Malawi Risks Widespread Cholera Outbreak Following Floods, U.N. Warns, Urges Action

U.N. News Centre: Humanitarian community must move quickly to halt cholera spread in Malawi — U.N. “With 39 cases of cholera in the last two weeks, including two deaths, the United Nations children’s agency in Malawi is on high alert for spread in southern border areas where highly populated camps…

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