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PSI President/CEO Outlines Key Global Health Issues For 2019

Devex: Opinion: What we’ll be celebrating — and mourning — this time next year Karl Hofmann, president and CEO of Population Services International “…Fast forward with me to my 2019 ‘look back’ at what we will be rightly celebrating as global health successes and recognizing as global health challenges. ……

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Axios: A good news story from Davos (Snyder, 1/26). Devex: Elissa Golberg on Canada’s development finance efforts (Saldinger, 1/28). Devex: Leprosy community asks if their magic bullet really is magic (Root, 1/28). Forbes: WHO Suggests Cancer Drug Prices Are Too High (Reisinger, 1/25). Fox News: Ebola virus found in bat…

FP2020 Releases Partnership’s Annual Report

FP2020: Catalyzing Collaboration 2017-2018 FP2020 released the partnership’s annual report, Catalyzing Collaboration 2017-2018, which details progress toward the goal of enabling 120 million more women and girls to use contraceptives by 2020. The report highlights the partnership’s collaborative approach toward its goals and notes, “Now we’re taking that model to…

Millions Of Adolescents Have Unmet Need For Modern Contraception, New Guttmacher Data Show

Guttmacher Institute: In Developing Regions, Greater Investment Is Needed to Help Adolescents Prevent Unintended Pregnancy “Ensuring that adolescent women are able to choose whether and when to have children is crucial to their sexual and reproductive health, yet new data published [last week] by the Guttmacher Institute show that contraceptive…

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Al Jazeera: What makes family planning controversial in some African nations? (11/13). Devex: Safeguarding adolescents when using HCD in family planning (Edwards, 11/14). Devex: Using the ‘World Disasters Report’ for programming and advocacy (Cornish, 11/14). The Guardian: Rights groups condemn ‘brutal and humiliating’ tests on gay men in Tunisia (Ratcliffe,…

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Al Jazeera: Qatar’s WISH summit tackles ‘human-centered’ health care redesign (Younes, 11/14). BBC News: Could these beautiful islands help stop killer diseases? (Logan, 11/14). Global Health NOW: Virtual Vasectomies: Not Just for Men (Myers, 11/14). NPR: Why A ‘War On Children’ Could Get Worse (Doucleff, 11/14). PBS NewsHour: What’s the…

Experts At International Conference Discuss Efforts To Involve Men In Family Planning

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Where are the men? Experts target missing link in contraception “…Getting men on board [with family planning] has major benefits in developing nations that struggle with booming populations, a trend that puts pressure on limited resources and fuels fresh cycles of poverty, said experts, researchers, and policymakers…

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The Atlantic: A Bold New Strategy for Stopping the Rise of Superbugs (Yong, 11/15). The Lancet: Fighting a polio outbreak in Papua New Guinea (Chandler, 11/17). The Lancet: Susan Buchbinder: driving HIV prevention efforts worldwide (Kirby, 11/17). New York Times: ‘It’s Time to Try to Change the Men’: Papua New…