Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Adolescent Health

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 344 of the ‘Global Fund Observer.’ The newsletter includes articles on various topics, including the release of a report on the 2017 Office of the Inspector General advisory review on…

More News In Global Health

CNN: Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 94 cases confirmed (Gupta, 10/17). CNN: Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, U.S. continues to slide (Picheta, 10/18). Devex: The world’s leading ‘cholera hospital’ looks to the future (Bader, 10/18). Devex: Controversy as investigated charity takes on key role in U.K.…

Expert Notes Increasing Focus On Young People, Patient Participation In Meetings On NCDs

BMJ Opinion: Bistra Zheleva: Children, patients, and the young at last have a voice at the U.N. meeting on NCDs Bistra Zheleva, vice president of global strategy and advocacy at Children’s HeartLink and co-founding board member of the Global Alliance for Rheumatic and Congenital Hearts, discusses the recent U.N. High-Level…

Ending Child Marriage Critical To Achieving Gender Equality SDG

The Hill: Want gender equality? Let’s start with ending child marriages Megan E. Corrado, human rights attorney and director of advocacy at Women for Afghan Women “…Child marriage is recognized as a human rights violation under international law because it adversely affects the rights of girls and women. It bars…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Child hunger ‘serious’ in India while its economy grows fast (10/12). BuzzFeed News: The U.S. Is Sending Its Addiction Problem Over The Border (Stanton, 10/11). CNN: India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases (Suri, 10/12). Devex: Indonesia disaster reveals community preparedness…

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Discusses Impact Of DREAMS On International Day Of The Girl

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote” blog: Supporting Girls to Fulfill their DREAMS In recognition of the International Day of the Girl Child, which takes place annually on October 11, Deborah Birx, U.S. global AIDS coordinator and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy, discusses the impact of PEPFAR’s DREAMS partnership…

Global Community Must Address Bullying To Ensure Health, Well-Being Of Adolescents

Devex: Opinion: Bullying needs to be addressed at every level of our communities. Here’s how. Christina Juan, researcher with the Demographic and Health Surveys Program, and Chisina Kapungu, senior gender and youth specialist for YouthPower Learning at the International Center for Research on Women “…Sadly, according to the World Health…

U.N. Leaders Call For More Efforts To Break Down Barriers For Girls To Realize Full Potential On International Day

U.N. News: ‘Concerted effort’ must be made to help 600 million-plus adolescent girls realize full potential: U.N. chief “There are ‘multiple barriers’ including ‘systemic discrimination’ bias and lack of training, which are keeping the largest generation of girls in human history from reaching their full potential, said U.N. Secretary-General António…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.