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IDPs, Refugees In Urban Settings Face Unique Set Of Challenges; Meeting Needs Requires Collaborative Approach

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Meeting the Maternal and Newborn Needs of Displaced Persons in Urban Settings Namita Rao, intern for the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, discusses the challenges and needs of internally displaced persons and refugees in urban settings, especially…

Investments In Poorest Children Hold Greatest Returns, UNICEF Report Shows

Inter Press Service: More Bang for Your Buck: Saving Lives by Investing in the Poorest “Investing in the health of the poorest communities saves almost twice as many lives, according to a U.N. agency’s analysis. In a new report titled ‘Narrowing the Gaps: The Power of Investing in the Poorest…

USAID’s June 2017 Global Health Newsletter Focuses On Acting On The Call Report

USAID: GH Newsletter — Acting on the Call 2017 USAID’s June 2017 Global Health Newsletter focuses on the 2017 Acting on the Call Report, which “details the progress we have made in 25 priority countries and includes a special focus on the role of health systems.” Articles discuss various topics,…

CDC-Supported Programs To Train Epidemiologists In Sierra Leone Help Curb Potential Widespread Disease Outbreaks

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Keeping Kids Healthy in Sierra Leone Regan Rickert-Hartman and Tushar Singh, epidemiologists with CDC, discuss “improving surveillance systems and training the public health workforce in Sierra Leone,” particularly following the Ebola epidemic. They write, “Sierra Leone now has 58 disease detectives trained through the Frontline Field…

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. ……

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