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Lack Of Sanitation Access In Nigeria Contributes To Poor Health, Impacts Economy

Council on Foreign Relations’ “Africa In Transition”: The Consequences of Deteriorating Sanitation in Nigeria In a guest post, Anna Bezruki, an intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Global Health Program, discusses the impacts of poor sanitation on Nigerians’ health and the nation’s economy (Campbell, 7/23).

Re-Analysis Of Global Deworming Study Shows Strategy Has Little Benefit

The Guardian: New research debunks merits of global deworming programs “Deworming children, once ranked by Nobel laureates as the fourth most effective intervention to solve the health problems of the whole world, offers very little benefit despite the millions of dollars spent on it, according to a re-analysis of evidence.…

Nigeria To Cautiously Welcome 1-Year Without Recorded Polio Case

Quartz: The world’s poorest countries could finally wipe out polio — as long as the richest ones don’t bring it back “On July 24, 2015, it will be exactly one year since the last case of poliomyelitis was detected in Nigeria. … However, it’s too early to start celebrating. ……

MSF Helping Improve Access To HIV Services For Men In South Africa

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Smart Global Health”: Leaving No Man Behind: Improving HIV Services for Men Sahil Angelo, program coordinator and research assistant for the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, examines Médecins Sans Frontières’ and others’ efforts to improve access to antiretroviral therapy for men living with HIV…

Blog Post Examines Progress, Potential Of ‘Power Africa’

Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: Sputters or Sparks from Power Africa? Todd Moss, chief operating officer and senior fellow at CGD, and Beth Schwanke, director of policy outreach at CGD, respond to a New York Times article published on July 22 and discuss Power Africa’s progress and…