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U.S. Congress Should Push For Bipartisan Reach Act To Become Law

Seattle Times: How the U.S. can save mothers and children across the globe U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert (R-Wash.) “…[M]ore can be done [to prevent global maternal and child deaths] at a minimal cost to American taxpayers. The Reach Act would greatly improve the rate at which moms and kids survive,…

Donors Must Scale Up Response To Rohingya Humanitarian Crisis

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Help save Rohingya women and girls: A plea to our donors, a plea to our world Natalia Kanem, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) “…Women do not stop giving birth during humanitarian crises. … UNFPA does what it can to save every mother and…

UNICEF’s New Strategy Combines Development Theories, Humanitarian Crises-Type Responses

Devex: As U.S. interest wanes, UNICEF pivots strategy “…The new strategy merges development theories with humanitarian urgency. UNICEF plugs into existing institutions to build a long-term response, but utilizing the extra personnel, expertise, and funding that humanitarian crises require. Particularly in protracted crises, the approach offers a way to build…

Ending Modern Slavery, Child Labor Remains ‘Formidable Challenge’

TIME: Modern Slavery Is Real and 40 Million People Are Trapped In It Guy Ryder, director general of the International Labor Organization; Andrew Forrest, chair of the Walk Free Foundation; William Lacy Swing, director general of IOM, the U.N. Migration Agency “…Modern slavery remains very much a feature of today’s…

Increasing Trend Of Drug-Resistant TB In India, Among Children In China, Studies Show

CIDRAP News: Studies show rise in drug-resistant TB in India, China “A systematic review and meta-analysis of previously published studies reveals a significant rise in drug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis (DR-TB) prevalence in India over the past two decades, researchers reported [Tuesday] in BMC Infectious Diseases. Another study in China, meanwhile, revealed…

Grand Challenges To Invest In Mental Health Of Adolescent, Young Mothers

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Strong Minds for Stronger Adolescent and Young Mothers Janna Patterson, senior program officer with the Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Karlee Silver, vice president of Targeted Challenges for Grand Challenges Canada; and Nicole Sirivansanti,…

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