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Media Outlets Continue To Cover UNFPA Report On Reproductive Rights Gaps

Devex: UNFPA findings provide ‘wake-up call’ on reproductive rights gaps “Slightly more than half of women are able to make their own decisions about accessing health care, using contraception, and having sex with their husband or partner, new research from the United Nations Population Fund shows. The findings, released Wednesday,…

New UNFPA Report Examines Women’s Decision-Making Over Their Bodies

UNFPA: Staggering numbers of women unable to exercise decision-making over their own bodies, new UNFPA report shows “A new report by UNFPA offers, for the first time, a global view of women’s decision-making power over their own bodies. The findings are dismaying. Based on data from 57 countries, a quarter…

More Opinions In Global Health

Devex: Opinion: It’s time to stop guessing how much donors spend on gender equality Tessie San Martin and Nora O’Connell, board members of Friends of Publish What You Fund (3/31). IPS: Neglected Diseases Kill More People than COVID-19 — It’s Time to Address Them Adaeze Oreh, senior health policy adviser…

Global Health Community Addresses Various Aspects Of COVID-19

Brookings Institution: COVID-19 | Does India have enough doctors? An analysis of growing COVID-19 patients and existing medical capacity Prachi Singh, associate fellow with Brookings India, and colleagues (3/27). ODI: The G20’s coronavirus action plan must help the poorest countries Dirk Willem te Velde, director of programme at the International…

More News In Global Health

BMJ: Don’t forget chronic lung and immune conditions during covid-19, says WHO (Thornton, 3/24). Devex: What the female reproductive tract could tell Kenyan researchers about HIV (Jerving, 3/25). Dallas Morning News: George W. Bush, citing Birx and Fauci, has ‘absolute confidence’ in nation’s coronavirus experts (Benning, 3/24). The Guardian: The…

Global Health Community Publishes Blog Posts, Statements On COVID-19

BMJ Opinion: Covid-19 and reproductive health: What can we learn from previous epidemics? Benjamin Black, consultant in reproductive health for humanitarian contexts, and obstetrician and gynecologist at the Whittington Hospital, and Gillian McKay, researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (3/19). Brookings Institution’s “Order From Chaos”: Taiwan…

Guardian Examines Debate Over Abortion Access In Kenya

The Guardian: Kenya split over campaign to give women the right to safe abortions “…In Kenya, where abortion is illegal in most cases, and not all women have access to contraception, unregulated — and unsafe — abortions … are common. More than 40% of pregnancies in Kenya are not planned,…

GAO Report Examines U.S. Global Health Funding Subject To Expanded Mexico City Policy, Including NGO-Declined Funding

Government Accountability Office: Global Health Assistance: Awardees’ Declinations of U.S. Planned Funding Due to Abortion-Related Restrictions “In 2017, the U.S. government reinstated and expanded a policy that requires foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to agree not to perform or promote abortion as a condition for receiving U.S. global health assistance. This…

Ouagadougou Partnership Overcomes Challenges To Improve Access To Family Planning In Francophone West Africa

Think Global Health: An Improbable Success in a Troubled Region Janet Fleischman, independent consultant for the Ouagadougou Partnership, and Marie Ba, director of the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit (OPCU), discuss the efforts of the Ouagadougou Partnership in Francophone West Africa to advance access to family planning for health and development.…