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Congress Should No Longer Delay Zika Funding Package

Bloomberg: Congress Dithers While Zika Spreads Editorial Board “Congress is giving the Aedes aegypti mosquito every chance to gain an advantage in the fight against the Zika virus. No one knows exactly when the first such mosquito will transmit the virus inside the U.S., but it might happen before lawmakers…

GSK’s Malaria Vaccine Loses Efficacy Over Several Years Among Kenyan Children, Study Shows; Researchers To Test 4 Dose Regimen

Agence France-Presse: Malaria vaccine loses effectiveness over several years: study “An experimental vaccine against malaria known as Mosquirix — or RTS,S — weakens over time and is only about four percent effective over a seven-year span, researchers said Wednesday…” (6/29). The Guardian: Malaria vaccine study raises questions about effectiveness and…

Conflict In CAR Leaves Health Facilities, Agriculture In Disarray, Leading To High Child Malnutrition Rates

Thomson Reuters Foundation: FEATURE-Children face “staggeringly high” hunger in conflict-hit Central African Republic “…Across the Central African Republic, up to 60 children die every day due to malnutrition, according to aid organization Action Against Hunger (ACF), which runs [a local hospital nutrition] unit. Three years of conflict have damaged many…

Devex Examines Terminology Surrounding Family Planning, Contraception

Devex: Out with ‘family’ planning, in with ‘future’ planning “…Today, the two words that have so long acted as the umbrella term for women’s ability to choose the spacing and timing of their births are no longer serving young people who aren’t managing their reproductive health in the context of…

Blog Post Outlines 3 Ways Global Health Community Can Address Adolescent Health Needs

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: History’s Largest Generation Isn’t Getting the Health Care It Needs to Thrive Aimee Jakeman, intern for the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, discusses a new Lancet commission on the health needs of adolescents, and highlights three considerations: taking contextual…

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama On 3-Nation Tour To Promote Let Girls Learn Initiative

Deutsche Welle: Michelle Obama on international tour to promote girls’ education “U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters are heading to Liberia, Morocco, and Spain as part of the White House’s Let Girls Learn Initiative. They will address the obstacles girls face in obtaining an education…” (6/26). NPR: Girl…

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