Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues

Adolescent Health

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Indian Government Outlines Measures To Ensure Health Of Infants, Children

Narendra Modi: Taking Decisive Steps Towards Securing Health of Future Generations This post outlines measures the Indian government has taken to ensure the health of infants and children, including efforts to reduce infant and maternal mortality rates, vaccinate children for Japanese Encephalitis, and address malnutrition through POSHAN Abhiyaan, which aims…

Media Outlets Report On Trump Administration’s Efforts To Change Women’s Rights, Reproductive Health Language During Negotiations At U.N. CSW Meeting

The Guardian: U.S. accused of trying to dilute global agreements on women’s rights “U.S. officials in New York are attempting to water down language and remove the word ‘gender’ from documents being negotiated at the U.N., in what is being seen as a threat to international agreements on women’s rights.…

Kenya’s ‘Beyond Zero’ Campaign To Reduce Maternal Mortality Must Improve Access To Comprehensive Reproductive Health Services, Including Safe Abortion, HRW Researcher Says

Human Rights Watch: Safe Access to Abortion Crucial to Reducing Maternal Mortality in Kenya Agnes Odhiambo, senior researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at HRW, discusses Kenya’s “Beyond Zero” campaign to eradicate preventable maternal and child mortality in the country, highlighting criticism that the campaign does not address access to…

More News In Global Health

BBC News: Concerns over global resurgence of measles (3/14). Devex: WHO launches new guideline for community health workers (Roby, 3/14). The Guardian: ‘There is no tomorrow for me’: Rwanda’s teen mothers — in pictures (Allen-Story, 3/15). IRIN: Failed aid gambit deepens crisis for Venezuelans at closed Colombia border (Collins, 3/14).…

PEPFAR Continues To Support Women, Adolescent Girls Through DREAMS Partnership

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Supporting Millions of Girls, One Dream at a Time In recognition of International Women’s Day, Deborah Birx, U.S. global AIDS coordinator and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy, discusses the work of PEPFAR’s DREAMS Partnership, which aims to reduce new HIV infections in adolescent…

U.N. Agencies Recognize International Women’s Day

UNAIDS: On International Women’s Day, UNAIDS calls for greater action to protect young women and adolescent girls “On International Women’s Day, UNAIDS is urging countries to step up and protect young women and adolescent girls from HIV. … Much more needs to be done to reach young people with HIV…

Multisectoral Collaboration Critical To Addressing Women’s, Children’s, Adolescent Health Globally

Devex: Opinion: Business as usual won’t work for maternal and child health Helga Fogstad, executive director of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health “…The widespread health inequality that disproportionately affects women, children, and adolescents in remote areas, communities affected by poverty, patriarchal cultures, and humanitarian settings screams loud…

Legislative Changes, Comprehensive Sexuality Education Necessary To Protect Women’s, Girls Rights In Latin America

Washington Post: The 11-year-old Argentine girl is not alone. Latin America’s abortion laws are a form of torture. Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International “…Latin America authorities have shown alarming negligence in failing to protect women and girls from gender-based violence. Instead of supporting survivors, they frequently revictimize them…