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CSIS Podcasts Discuss CUGH’s 8th Annual Global Health Conference, CSIS Task Force’s Recommendations On Voluntary Family Planning

Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take as Directed”: Outcomes from CUGH’s 8th Annual Global Health Conference with Dean Patricia Davidson Nellie Bristol, senior fellow with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, speaks with Patricia Davidson, dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, about the Consortium of Universities for…

Cutting U.S. Foreign Aid ‘Counterproductive’ To U.S. Interests Overseas

Washington Post: The amorality and stupidity of eviscerating foreign-aid spending Jennifer Rubin, columnist for the Washington Post “…If [President Trump] is willing to use military power to achieve ends that enhance U.S. standing in the world, why not expend many fewer dollars to stem or prevent humanitarian disasters and political and…

Editorials Denounce U.S. Decision To Withhold UNFPA Funding

The Lancet: Defunding the UNFPA: sign of the times Editorial Board “…The removal of support [for UNFPA] is a blow to an agency that ensures access to contraception and maternal and child health services, and fights against gender violence, child marriage, and female genital mutilation in more than 150 countries…

The Guardian Examines Family Planning Efforts, Contraceptive Use In India After Government-Sponsored Sterilization Camps Outlawed

The Guardian: Beyond sterilization: the need for sex education and contraceptives in India “For decades, India has put controversial sterilization drives at the heart of its efforts to combat population growth. But last year, the country’s top court ordered the government to close sterilization camps within three years, following the…

Access To Contraception Critical To Improving Maternal Health In India

The Wire: In India, Better Access to Contraception Is Key to Reducing Maternal Deaths Ulla Müller, president and CEO of EngenderHealth, and Shumon Sengupta, Asia regional representative for EngenderHealth “…It is essential to women’s health that they be able to control whether and when they get pregnant, and that means…