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How U.S., Other Nations Addresses Climate Change Will Impact Nations’ Abilities To Manage HIV Infection

The Conversation: How bucking climate change accord would hinder fight against HIV/AIDS Brian King, associate professor of geography at Pennsylvania State University “The potential withdrawal of the United States from the Paris climate agreement has broad implications for society and the environment. While much attention has concentrated upon melting glaciers,…

Bill Gates Examines How Life Is Improving On African Continent

Gates Notes: Five Reasons I’m Hopeful about Africa In this blog post, Bill Gates writes, “For my first blog of the new year, I want to share evidence [that life is getting better for more people on our planet] from a place where many people wouldn’t expect to find it…

Tanzanian Government Shuts Down NGO Reproductive Rights Meeting, Raising Concerns Among Health Advocates, Donor Officials

Devex: In an apparent crackdown, Tanzania government raids NGO meeting on reproductive rights “…As the participants [of a mid-December training for Tanzanian reproductive health providers organized by the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa] broke up for lunch, non-uniformed security officials swarmed the hotel, according to organizers and witnesses. Together…

Malawi Former President Banda Discusses Maternal Health Challenges In Africa In Wilson Center Interview

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: President Joyce Banda Talks About Her Time in Office & Sensitizing African Leaders to Maternal Health Challenges Schuyler Null, editor in chief of “New Security Beat,” discusses an interview conducted by Roger-Mark De Souza, director of population, environmental security…

President-Elect Trump Should Acknowledge Effects Of Climate Change On Most Vulnerable

New York Times: As Donald Trump Denies Climate Change, These Kids Die of It Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “…Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, seems to be behind a severe drought that has led crops to wilt across seven countries in Southern Africa. The result…

New Issue Of Global Health: Science And Practice Journal Available Online

Global Health: Science and Practice: December 2016 The new issue of the Global Health: Science and Practice online journal features articles on various topics, including an editorial on rethinking approaches to indoor residual spraying for malaria; a research article on the use of referral systems to integrate health and economic…

Study Suggests Shortfall In Treatment Coverage For People Living With HIV In Rural Cameroon

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Rural Cameroon study indicates need to double HIV treatment success, monitor outcomes in West, Central Africa to control epidemic Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses results from a study conducted in rural Cameroon that examined treatment coverage for people…

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