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Leaders Must Enshrine Access To Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights Into Efforts To Achieve Universal Health Coverage, Current, Past PMNCH Board Chairs Write

Thomson Reuters Foundation: OPINION: Universal health coverage will remain elusive for women and adolescents unless it includes sexual and reproductive health and rights Helen Clark, board chair of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and former prime minister of New Zealand; Michelle Bachelet, U.N. high commissioner for…

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UNICEF Head Fore Urges Government Action To Address ‘Toxic’ Air In South Asia

UNICEF: Immediate action needed in South Asia to clean the air for children UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore released a statement on the impact of poor quality, or “toxic,” air on children in South Asia. Fore says, “UNICEF is calling for urgent action to address this air quality crisis. Governments…

International Confederation Of Midwives Calls For Woman-Centered, Compassionate Maternal Care Worldwide, Lead Adviser Writes

The Guardian: No woman should be slapped for screaming as she gives birth Ann Yates, lead midwife adviser for the International Confederation of Midwives “…Evidence is mounting that disrespect and abuse in maternity care is a global problem. … Woman-centered, compassionate maternal health care needs to become the international standard.…

Improving WASH Services In Health Care Facilities Necessary To Achieve Health-Related SDGs, Zambia Health Minister Writes In Opinion Piece

Devex: Opinion: From resolution to revolution in health care Chitalu Chilufya, Zambia’s minister of health and member of the National Assembly of Zambia “…[I]t’s time for the WASH revolution — and if recent events are indicative of commitments, we have good news. National governments recognize that the health and well-being…

Clean Cooking Alliance, Partners Announce New Campaign To Raise Awareness, Urge Global Action On Issue

Clean Cooking Alliance: Champions, Partners Launch Global Advocacy Campaign “Clean Cooking Is…” According to a release, “The Clean Cooking Alliance (Alliance) and partners from around the world launched ‘Clean Cooking Is…,’ a first-of-its-kind campaign and digital activation strategy built to drive greater awareness, engagement, and support for clean cooking. ……