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Investing In Health Of Women, Girls Critical To Achieving UHC

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Without investing in women and girls, there will be no health for all Diane Gashumba, minister of health in Rwanda, and Carin Jämtin, director-general at the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency “…Improving the health of women, girls, and adolescents — populations who are key to social and…

CGD Experts Discuss Key Takeaways From International Conference On Family Planning

Center for Global Development: Dispatches from the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning Felice Apter, visiting fellow, and Janeen Madan Keller, senior policy analyst, both at CGD, discuss key takeaways from the 5th International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP), which took place in Kigali, Rwanda in November. The authors highlight…

Oxfam America Releases Evaluation Of Program Aimed At Increasing Women’s, Girls’ Knowledge Of, Access To Reproductive Health Services In Mali

Oxfam America: Saving for Change and Reproductive Health — Segou Region, Mali This evaluation of Oxfam America’s Saving for Change + Reproductive Health program in the Segou region of Mali reviews the outcomes of the project, which focused on increasing women’s and girls’ knowledge about their reproductive health and access…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse: The battle to save Central African Republic’s starving children (12/6). Devex: DFID prepares for an expected El Niño (Roby, 12/6). IRIN: Venezuela gold rush feeds a growing malaria epidemic (Gillingham, 12/5). New York Times: Lego Foundation and Sesame Street Team Up to Help Refugee Children (Zraick, 12/5). PolitiFact:…

New Legislation, Congressional Action Needed On FGM To Protect Women, Girls

USA TODAY: With female genital mutilation ban gone, we need new legislation to protect at-risk girls Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations “…Last month, during a trial of a Michigan doctor accused of performing [female genital mutilation (FGM)] on…

More News In Global Health

Borgen Magazine: HIV/AIDS Prevention in China and Africa Ensures Brighter Future (Frett, 12/4). Devex: AfDB launches Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Action Plan (Roby, 12/5). Inter Press Service: ‘Antimicrobial Resistance Knows No Boundaries’ (Holt, 12/4). IRIN: U.N. appeals for record $4 billion to help the people of Yemen (Parker, 12/4). IRIN: Aid deliveries…

More News In Global Health

Agence France-Presse: Papua New Guinea scrambles to vaccinate as polio returns (12/3). BBC News: Namibia’s success in the fight against HIV (Carelse, 12/1). CNBC: Malnutrition and obesity are ‘unacceptably high’ around the world, costing the world trillions each year: Global Nutrition Report (Galligan, 12/1). The Guardian: Hope for male ‘pill’…

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