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U.S. Could Learn From Rwanda, Other Nations About Access To Health Care

New York Times: In Health Care, Republicans Could Learn From Rwanda Eduardo Porter, writer for the New York Times column “Economic Scene” “…[I]n some dimensions of health care, [Rwanda] gives the United States a run for its money. … Critically, Rwanda may impress upon you an idea that has captured…

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Private Sector, Citizens Must Contribute To Humanitarian Relief Efforts In Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria

Washington Post: More than 20 million people are at risk of starving to death. Will the world step up? Editorial Board “More than 20 million people in four countries are at risk of starvation in the coming months, in what the United Nations has called the worst humanitarian crisis since…

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Foreign Aid Investments Serve America’s Interests

Independent Journal Review: Foreign Aid Has an Enormous ROI for the U.S. and Boosts Our National Security. Don’t Cut It. Richard Fontaine, president of the Center for a New American Security “…Wisely spending dollars abroad represents not merely charity, but an exercise in short and long-term self-interest. It helps keep…

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Partnerships, U.N. Development System Reform Will Help To Achieve 2030 Agenda

Inter Press Service: Don’t Move Resources from Development to Security, Warns U.N. Chief António Guterres, U.N. secretary general “…[T]he agendas of sustainable development and the agendas of preventing (conflict) and sustaining peace need to be linked. But here there is a caveat — that link should not be a pretext…

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Bonds, Blended Finance, Private Sector Involvement Vital To Achieving UHC

Devex: Opinion: More money alone won’t meet SDG 3 Susann Roth, senior social development specialist at the Asian Development Bank “…Health care … is essentially a business, and as such needs proper funding mechanisms to deliver quality service. … As traditional donor grants are harder to come by, it’s time…

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Meeting Global Need For Family Planning, Maternal, Newborn Care In Developing Countries Would Cost Less Than $10 Per Person Per Year

Huffington Post: Investing In Women’s Reproductive Health: The Value Of $8 Seema Jalan, executive director of the Universal Access Project “…Just-released data from the Guttmacher Institute found that meeting the global need for family planning and maternal and newborn health care in developing regions would cost just $8.39 per person…

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President Trump ‘Not Truly Pro-Life’

Daily Beast: Donald Trump’s War on the Unborn Jay Michaelson, legal affairs columnist at the Daily Beast “Evangelical voters put Donald Trump over the top to protect the unborn, but he has declared war on them instead. For a start, the World Health Organization estimates that between 2030-2050, climate change…

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To End AIDS Epidemic, Global Health Community Must Learn From Young People’s Experiences

Huffington Post: Defeating HIV/AIDS Means Listening To Young People Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and professor of global health “…[A]dolescents and young people in [sub-Saharan Africa] are being left behind in the HIV/AIDS response. … [T]he global community desperately needs to understand and…

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Foreign Aid Spending Could Be ‘More Productive For Peace, Security’ Than War

The Conversation: Aid not war — can foreign aid projects help improve national security? Mick McKeown, reader in democratic mental health at the University of Central Lancashire, and Nicola Lowe, professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Central Lancashire “The overseas aid budget is coming under attack, both in…

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President Trump’s Sexual, Reproductive Health Policies Do Not Act In Women’s Best Interests

New York Times: The Playboy President and Women’s Health Michelle Goldberg, columnist for Slate “…American women are being stripped of their sexual and reproductive autonomy not by a moralizing puritan but by an erotically incontinent libertine. … Poor women will bear the brunt of this administration’s policies on sexual and…

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