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Opinion Pieces Discuss Impacts of Investing In, Empowering Women, Girls

Devex: Opinion: E.U. can stop the global rollback of girls’ rights Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen, CEO of Plan International “…Girls’ rights are being challenged in so many countries in the world — even in Europe. It’s part of a general roll-back on human rights and a shrinking space for civil society. ……

Blog Post Highlights Role Of Frontline Health Workers In Achieving Patient-Centered Care, SDG 3

IntraHealth International’s “Vital”: Integration of Frontline Health Workforce Will Determine Success of SDGs, Universal Health Coverage in 2018 and Beyond Vince Blaser, director of the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, discusses the role of frontline health workers in delivering patient-centered care and helping countries achieve Sustainable Development Goal 3 — “ensure…

Last Mile Health, Living Goods Launch Initiative To Deploy 50K Community Health Workers

Devex: New initiative leverages technology and philanthropy to reinvent community health care “…Raj Panjabi, the founder of Last Mile Health, has joined Chuck Slaughter, the founder of Living Goods, a nonprofit organization that has built a distribution platform for lifesaving products, for an announcement on Wednesday at the World Economic…

More News In Global Health

1A: How Prepared Is The World For A Major Epidemic? (Johnson, 3/15). Al Jazeera: Sierra Leone: Ebola survivors ‘not getting help’ they need (Idris, 3/18). The Atlantic: Fixing the World’s Oldest Health Problem (Newkirk, 3/16). BBC News: In Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, a doctor’s battle: ‘We will stay until the end’…

More News In Global Health

Associated Press: Pakistan official: Gunmen kill policeman guarding polio team (9/25). CNN: Amnesty International condemns Tanzania’s ‘attack’ on family planning (Adebayo/Odutayo, 9/25). CNN: Gene editing could eliminate mosquitoes, but is it a good idea? (Nedelman, 9/25). Daily Monitor: Nodding Syndrome: Experts make major breakthrough (Bagala, 9/25). Devex: What Europeans think…

More News In Global Health

AP: Once-a-month birth control pill? Experiment works in animals (Neergaard, 12/4). BBC: Air pollution in Nairobi leaves Kenyan children struggling to breathe (Serwanjja, 12/4). Devex: In wake of safeguarding scandal, IPPF approves organizational overhaul (Edwards, 12/5). Devex: Q&A: WASH business: A mixed business model in waste-to-value (Ravelo, 12/5). Devex: Q&A:…