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MSF Experts Discuss Efforts To Improve Global Access To Safe Abortion Care

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: Overcoming inaction and increasing access to safe abortion care: MSF experience In recognition of International Women’s Day, Claire Fotheringham, obstetrician/gynecologist and medical adviser at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF); Manisha Kumar, coordinator of MSF’s task force supporting the implementation of safe abortion care; and Catrin Schulte-Hillen,…

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Opinion Piece Addresses Research On Mexico City Policy, Abortion

The Conversation: Abortions rise worldwide when U.S. cuts funding to women’s health clinics, study finds Yana Rodgers, professor of labor studies at Rutgers University “Fulfilling Republican efforts to ‘defund Planned Parenthood,’ the Trump administration announced on Feb. 22 it would end federal funding to health providers that perform abortions. This…

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Agence France-Presse: On World Cancer Day, professor hails ‘tremendous progress’ made so far (2/4). Al Jazeera: U.N. warns of health risks for Iraqi children in deadly winter (Matheson, 2/5). Associated Press: Brazil institute: Potential health crisis from dam breach (Jeantet, 2/5). Bloomberg: Ebola Fears Take Monkey Meat Off the Menu…

‘Science Speaks’ Discusses Survey Highlighting Effects Of Mexico City Policy On PEFPAR Implementing Partners

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: PEPFAR partners reveal HIV prevention service cuts from expanded “Mexico City Policy,” as organizations endorse act to end its restrictions Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from an issue brief, produced by researchers from amfAR and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public…

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Al Jazeera: Distrust of polio vaccine plagues Afghanistan (Birtley, 2/3). Bloomberg Quint: Malaysia Asks WHO to Pull ‘Biased’ Report on Palm Oil Industry (Raghu, 2/3). Devex: Traffic fatalities in Southeast Asia, Africa higher than reports say (Ravindran, 2/4). Devex: Solar power sales help women avoid food insecurity in Yemen (Welsh,…