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Media Outlets Look Back At Biggest Global Health, Development Stories Of 2017

Devex: Biggest global health moments of 2017 “…We’ve rounded up some of the biggest, headline-grabbing moments of 2017, from groundbreaking innovations and partnerships, to a multitude of controversies that grabbed the attention of the global health community…” (Ravelo, 12/21). The Guardian: The year’s top development stories: 2017 in review “As…

PBS NewsHour Examines Mexico City Policy’s Impacts On Health Groups In Kenya

PBS NewsHour: Impact of ‘global gag rule’ goes beyond abortion for these health groups in Kenya “Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya on a policy governing foreign aid for health care services. … In a nearby tent, health workers offer contraception for anyone that requests it. ……

Experts At Wilson Center Event Highlight Faith-Based Family Planning Efforts

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Healthy Women, Healthy Families: Saving Money and Lives With Faith-Based Family Planning Anuj Krishnamurthy, intern with the Environmental Change and Security Program at the Wilson Center, highlights an event held in July at the Wilson Center, during which panelists…

More News In Global Health

New York Times: In Myanmar’s Divided Villages, Fear Prevails and ‘Life Has Stopped’ (Cumming-Bruce, 12/13). New York Times: Irish Lawmakers Recommend Repealing Strict Abortion Ban (O’Loughlin, 12/13). NPR: Our 10 Most Popular Global Health And Development Stories Of 2017 (Gharib, 12/13). Thomson Reuters Foundation: Stephen Hawking says eliminating neglected tropical…

India Bans Condom Advertisements During Primetime Television

The Guardian: India bans condom adverts during primetime TV “India has banned television adverts for condoms during primetime hours, citing rules against content that ‘endangers the safety of children’ and promotes ‘unhealthy practices.’ The information and broadcasting ministry ordered the country’s estimated 900 television channels to restrict condom commercials to…