Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger calls for Syria reconstruction planning

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By Jeff Tyson

U.S. Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger took issue with Donald Trump's hands-off foreign policy approach, saying renewed peace and security in Syria will require an ousting of Syrian President Bashar Assad, close collaboration with regional partners, the establishment of safe zones and planning now for reconstruction.


#MenstruationMatters to all, not just girls

Lack of water and sanitation and access to menstrual hygiene products affects women and girls health, dignity, comfort and ability to fully participate in their communities. Tackling these challenges must start with improving education not just for girls, but for everyone in their communities, explains Brian Arbogast from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


A make-or-break moment for the first viral hepatitis strategy

Advocates against viral hepatitis are one step closer to realizing their overall goal of eliminating hepatitis B and C as a public health threat. The only question is: Are member states on board?


Building the digital skills of the largest future workforce

Despite the rapid growth of digital skills-building programs across Africa, the demand for programming skills from employers and students still outpaces the supply. What more is needed to build digital skills on the continent that will be home to the largest workforce in the world by 2050?


World Humanitarian Summit: What was achieved and what work remains?

The World Humanitarian Summit had ambitions to reform an overstretched, underfunded relief system. Devex Associate Editor Elizabeth Dickinson shares the highlights from Istanbul.


The promise of digital health in LMICs

How can digital health significantly expand patient reach and make health services more cost-efficient? Novartis Foundation's Ann Aerts discusses how digital health can also greatly improve the quality of care delivered by local health services, in this exclusive #Wired4Impact guest column.


Going for a more country safeguards system in Asia-Pacific

The Asian Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency and the World Bank signed a partnership agreement aimed at strengthening the country safeguards system in the Asia-Pacific region. Devex takes a closer look at the partnership and how it could make development more efficient and effective in the world's most populous region.


A ripple effect: From access to clean water to dignity and equality

Lack of access to safe water and adequate sanitation disproportionately impacts women and girls, particularly when it comes to menstrual hygiene management. To mark Menstrual Hygiene Day, Julie Cornell, manager for worldwide corporate contributions at Johnson & Johnson, explains how access to water changes lives.


Lessons from India: Using technology for TB treatment adherence

Unless the private health care providers are successfully engaged, it is unlikely that India will achieve the ambitious target of ending TB by 2035. If we don't end the disease in India, we will not end it globally. Sangita Reddy and Sarabjit Chadha analyze how technology-based approaches to supporting TB patients throughout the course of treatment can help.


The importance of partnerships in humanitarian response

What role do technological innovations play in emergencies? Momodu L. Kargbo, Sierra Leone's minister of finance and economic development, discusses how governments should work with the private sector and international organizations to put in place the digital payment infrastructure that is needed before the next emergency strikes.


OECD Young Professionals Program: What you need to know

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Young Professionals Program hires new professionals every other year. For the 2015 cycle, the program received roughly 7,000 applications for 19 assignments. Devex spoke with the OECD YPP coordinators to find out who is eligible, how candidates are chosen, and tips for standing out in the process.


Innovative visions: A look through the #WaterWindow

Innovative responses to the need for greater resilience to flooding is driving a new development narrative. In this Devex #WaterWindow feature — in support of the Global Resilience Partnership’s Water Window Challenge — experts weigh in with their thoughts on obstacles and potential solutions.


Faced with public health emergencies, we must not lose sight of long-term killers

With serious resource constraints, how can we best defend against disease-specific crises while fighting a broader, lower-profile but increasingly deadly range of NCDs? Erushka Pillay, South Africa country director for Project HOPE, explores four important lessons for development and public health practitioners seeking to address NCDs in the age of high-profile health crises.


Inside Development

The NCDs fight awaits data, pushes need to change perceptions

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Addressing people's lack of physical activity, unhealthy diets and use of tobacco is key in tackling noncommunicable diseases, according to the World Health Organization. But there is still a general perception that these risk factors are more of an individual responsibility than an issue to be addressed by governments, a WHO official tells Devex.

Global Views

The importance of partnerships in humanitarian response

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What role do technological innovations play in emergencies? Momodu L. Kargbo, Sierra Leone's minister of finance and economic development, discusses how governments should work with the private sector and international organizations to put in place the digital payment infrastructure that is needed before the next emergency strikes.

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