In the news this week: Global Health News

World Toilet Day was on November 19.

Pope Benedict XVI made waves with a comment from an interview over the summer that condom use could be “morally justified” in certain cases.

The first Global Symposium on Health System Research was held this week in Montreux, Switzerland, and has been covered by NYU’s Karen Grepin and CGD’s Nandini Oomman.

Haiti’s cholera epidemic has reached the Dominican Republic.

The largest study yet on malaria treatment for children, published in the Lancet, proves that artesunate is a much more effective drug than quinine, which prompts the Guardian’s Sarah Boseley to ask why more doctors aren’t prescribing it.

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