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China, U.S. Should Limit Or Prevent Use Of Antibiotics

Global Health Governance’s “Young Voices Blog”: Greetings, from the post-antibiotic era Patrick Jarkowsky, masters degree candidate for global health and human security at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations, discusses the proliferation of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (ARB) and the need to limit or prevent antibiotic use in the…

Half Of 2.6M Stillbirths Worldwide Preventable, Lancet Series Suggests

News outlets continue to report on findings from The Lancet Ending Preventable Stillbirths series. Agence France-Presse: More than 7,000 babies stillborn every day “About 7,200 babies are stillborn every day — some 2.6 million per year — and half of these deaths occur during delivery, according to a quintet of…

WFP, Indian Government, Private Sector To Work Together To End Hunger By 2030

U.N. News Centre: U.N. food relief agency boosts efforts to end global hunger by 2030 with new partnerships in India “The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is promoting agreements with the Indian government and business sector to boost nutrition in the world’s second most populous country, with 1.3 billion…

Stigma Complicates HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts In Papua New Guinea

The Lancet: In Papua New Guinea, HIV/AIDS-related stigma is still rife “Living with HIV in Papua New Guinea is liable to mean a life on the streets, abandoned by those closest to you. For Margaret Anton, an activist with AIDS support group Igat Hope based in the capital, Port Moresby,…

Number Of Thailand’s Dengue Cases Could Increase This Year, Researcher Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Spike in dengue cases expected in Thailand in 2016, expert says “…In Thailand, the 2016 caseload may be on par with the last big outbreak in 1987, when there were about 170,000 cases, said Dr. Usa Thisyakorn, professor of pediatrics at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok and chairwoman…

The Lancet Examines China’s Health Reform Challenges

The Lancet: Child health in China: great progress but challenges ahead Editorial Board “…Progress has been unprecedentedly astonishing for child survival in China, but so have been the existing and emerging challenges for child health. Huge disparities in child health remain pervasive in China. … Furthermore, China is short of…

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