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Quality Data, Information Can Guide Action Across Global Health, Development Issues

Council on Foreign Relations: Data for Development: The Case for Information, Not Just Data In this guest blog post, Daniela Ligiero, CEO and executive director of the Together for Girls partnership, discusses the importance of collecting and sharing quality data and information, writing, “As we gather in New York next…

Global Community Should Invest In Midwives

Project Syndicate: Midwives Deliver Lives Jakaya Kikwete, former president of Tanzania and member of the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity, and Toyin Saraki, founder and president of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa “…Worldwide, 350,000 more midwives are needed to bridge the gap between the health-care haves and have-nots. ……

At Least 750K Children In Eastern Ukraine At Risk Of Losing Access To Safe Drinking Water After Hostilities Damage Infrastructure, UNICEF Warns

U.N. News Centre: Ukraine: 750,000 children at risk of losing access to safe drinking water, warns U.N. “With the recent escalation of hostilities damaging vital water infrastructure in eastern Ukraine, at least 750,000 children are at imminent risk of being cut off from safe drinking water, the United Nations Children’s…

More Political Will, Investment Needed To Support Midwife Training, Regulation

Devex: Opinion: Invest in midwives to improve global health Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former president of the United Republic of Tanzania, and Toyin Ojora-Saraki, founder of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa “…[I]f all women gave birth with a midwife in a facility capable of providing basic emergency care, it is estimated that…

June 2017 Issue Of Inside FHI 360 Available Online

FHI 360: Inside FHI 360 FHI 360’s monthly newsletter contains features on several topics, including the organization’s 2016 annual report focused on breakthroughs and the “groundbreaking discoveries and the fresh insights they generate”; a conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci on HIV research efforts; and a video on the importance of…

1 In 5 Children In Wealthy Nations Live In Poverty, UNICEF Report Shows

Deutsche Welle: UNICEF: 20 percent of children in developed countries living in poverty “…The U.N. children’s agency UNICEF has warned that its report should serve as a ‘wake-up call’ to the high rate of children in rich countries living in relative poverty. The report makes clear that ‘higher incomes do…

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