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International Community Looks To Outline West Africa’s Ebola Recovery Phase

Devex: Ebola: Moving from emergency to recovery “As the death toll from Ebola now tops 10,000 in West Africa, donors and aid implementers are figuring out how to best transition from the emergency to the recovery phase of the crisis. Top E.U. and U.N. officials, leaders of Ebola-affected nations, and…

Uganda Still Plans To Send HCWs Abroad Despite Belgium’s Threat To Cut Aid

Agence France-Presse: Uganda hit by aid threat over medical ‘brain drain’ case “Uganda on Monday stood by plans to send more than 240 of its health workers to the Caribbean despite a Belgian threat to cut 11 million euros in aid. … The Belgian minister said the expatriation of the…

Aspen Institute Panel Discusses Challenges Around Women’s Health, Poverty In Zambia

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Zambia Gender Minister: Poverty slows march toward equity Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, reports on a discussion at the Aspen Institute on Friday around the challenges of women’s health…

Ebola Treatment Varies For Aid Workers From U.S., Sierra Leone

New York Times: Care Differs for American and African With Ebola “The latest American aid worker to contract Ebola overseas, last week in Sierra Leone, was swiftly evacuated to a specialized treatment center for infected health workers run by the British Defense Ministry in the country’s capital, Freetown, then on…

Violence In CAR Complicating HIV Treatment, Prevention Efforts, Experts Say

Bloomberg Business: Central African Republic Doctors Say War Boosting HIV Prevalence “A conflict in the Central African Republic that has led to the collapse of the country’s health care system is threatening to accelerate the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, according to doctors and medical workers in the country…” (Gridneff, 3/16).

Role Of Women, Health And Communications Systems Discussed At Disaster Risk Reduction Conference

U.N. News Centre: Sendai: Critical role of women in building disaster resilience focus of event at U.N. conference “Spotlighting the positive actions of women in planning and decision-making to make their communities safer before, during, and after disasters strike, senior United Nations, government, and civil society representatives [Saturday] emphasized that…