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Obstacles Remain To Abortion, Contraception Access For Latin American Women Affected By Zika

Huffington Post: GOP Congressmen Oppose Abortion Rights For Women With Zika In Developing Countries “Pregnant women in South and Latin America who contract Zika, a rapidly spreading mosquito-borne virus linked to severe birth defects and deformities in babies, should not have access to abortion, Republican House leaders said Wednesday. ‘This…

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In Light Of Zika Virus, Health Policies Must Support Women’s Access To Reproductive Health Services, Including Abortion, Contraception

Washington Post: Zika is the latest example of how hard it is to be a woman in Latin America Jill Filipovic, journalist and lawyer “…Again, the burden is on women to avoid pregnancy, and again, those same women have few tools to do it. … At no point have women…

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Zika Virus Poses Challenges for Maternal Health Care, Complicates Latin American Nations’ Positions On Birth Control, Abortion

Reuters: Pregnant women in scarcity-hit Venezuela battle to dodge Zika “…Zika is the latest worry for pregnant Venezuelans, who already search high and low for scarce folic acids, medical equipment and medicines, and even diapers to have in stock for when they give birth…” (Ulmer, 1/28). Wired: Zika Virus May…

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Pakistani Lawmakers Withdraw Bill Banning Child Marriage After Leading Religious Body Objects

Washington Post: Bill banning child marriage fails in Pakistan after it’s deemed ‘un-Islamic’ “Pakistani lawmakers had to withdraw a bill aimed at curbing the practice of child marriage after a prominent religious body declared the legislation un-Islamic. The bill, which proposed raising the marriage age for females from 16 to…

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Opinion Piece Highlights 10 Memorable Global Health Moments In 2015

Huffington Post: 10 Defining Moments that Shaped Global Health in 2015 Margarite Nathe, senior editor and writer at IntraHealth International “When you look back on 2015, what will you remember? … Here are 10 of the moments that lit (or littered) our path to greater health and well-being in 2015:…

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Taliban Begin Supporting Polio-Eradication Efforts In Afghanistan, Bloomberg Reports

Bloomberg Business: Taliban Join Global Effort to Kill Off Polio in 2016 “…The insurgent group, whose anti-government attacks have stoked insecurity in Afghanistan and hampered vaccinators, is working alongside local and international health authorities to wipe out the last vestiges of polio, marshaling thousands of people to immunize vulnerable children…”…

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Islamic State Militants Hindering Polio Vaccination Campaigns In Some Areas Of Afghanistan, Health Official Says

VOA News: IS Hinders Polio Eradication Efforts in Afghanistan “…Gula Khan Ayub, a Ministry of Public Health official, said around 100,000 children could not get vaccinated in a recent four-day polio vaccination campaign carried out in 14 eastern and southern provinces of Afghanistan due to militants’ threats…” (Zahid/Ghazi, 12/11).

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Environment, Malnutrition, Safe Drinking Water More Important Issues Than Church’s Stance On Condoms For HIV Prevention, Pope Francis Says

Associated Press: Pope: There are bigger issues than condoms and HIV “Pope Francis has dismissed a question about whether condoms can be condoned in the fight against AIDS by saying there are more important issues confronting the world, like malnutrition, environmental exploitation, and the lack of safe drinking water. ……

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Opinion Pieces Recognize World AIDS Day, Discuss Strategies To End Epidemic

CNN: Time to write last chapter on HIV Chris Beyrer, president of the International AIDS Society and Desmond Tutu professor of public health and human rights at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Anthony S. Fauci, director of the NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases…

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OIC Nations Should Work With U.S. Partners, Others To Scale Up NTD Control, Elimination

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Impact of the Neglected Tropical Diseases on Human Development in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Nations Peter J. Hotez, co-editor in chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases and U.S. science envoy for the Middle East and North Africa; and Jennifer R. Herricks, postdoctoral fellow at Rice…

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