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Forests Play Complementary Role In Global Food Security, Nutrition, Report Says

News outlets discuss a report highlighting the importance of forests in global food security and nutrition. BBC News: Forests are ‘key feature’ of food security landscape “Forests can play a vital role in supplementing global food and nutrition security but this role is currently being overlooked, a report suggests. The…

WHO, IHME Collaborate To Improve Quality, Use Of Global Health Data

WHO: A commitment to improve global health information The WHO announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation “…defining areas where they will work together to improve the quality and use of global health estimates to measure the world’s health challenges” (5/6).

As Liberia Prepares To Be Declared Ebola-Free, Officials Caution Recovery Will Be Long Road

International Business Times: Ebola Outbreak In Liberia Almost Over, World Health Organization Says “Liberia is just two days away from being officially free of the Ebola virus, but authorities warn the outbreak will have long-term consequences…” (Caulderwood, 5/7). NPR: On Saturday, The Ebola Outbreak In Liberia Should Officially Be Over…

Lancet Special Issue Examines Global Health Security, WHO Reforms In Light Of Ebola Epidemic

Media sources discuss papers published in a special issue of The Lancet examining global health security in light of the Ebola epidemic. Agence France-Presse: WHO reform needed after Ebola failure “…Researchers from the Washington-based O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law said the U.N.’s health organ urgently needed an…

U.N. Says Emergency Funding For Nepal Slow To Arrive Nearly 2 Weeks After Earthquake; Humanitarian Aid Distribution, Vaccination, Continue

Agence France-Presse: Health workers race to prevent Nepal measles outbreak “Health workers are rushing to vaccinate more than half a million children in Nepal as fears grow that last month’s massive earthquake has made youngsters more susceptible to disease…” (5/6). IRIN: Are mothers and children missing out on Nepal aid?…

WHO Issues Guidelines For Naming New Diseases In Effort To Prevent Stigmatization

International Business Times: World Health Organization Issues Guidelines For Naming New Diseases “Scientists should avoid using geographic locations, people’s names, and any cultural references while naming diseases in order to prevent stigmatizing communities and damaging economies, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement released Friday…” (Pandey, 5/9). New…

WHO Declares Ebola Epidemic Over In Liberia, Cautions Residents To Remain Vigilant

News outlets report on the WHO’s declaration that the Ebola epidemic is over in Liberia, which has been Ebola-free for 42 days. Agence France-Presse: WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free “The U.N. health agency on Saturday declared Liberia Ebola-free, hailing the ‘monumental’ achievement in the West African country where the virus has…