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Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

The Lancet: Redefining vulnerability in the era of COVID-19 Editorial Board “What does it mean to be vulnerable? … Certainly, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, vulnerable groups are not only elderly people, those with ill health and comorbidities, or homeless or underhoused people, but also people from a gradient of socioeconomic…

Media Outlets Continue To Cover UNFPA Report On Reproductive Rights Gaps

Devex: UNFPA findings provide ‘wake-up call’ on reproductive rights gaps “Slightly more than half of women are able to make their own decisions about accessing health care, using contraception, and having sex with their husband or partner, new research from the United Nations Population Fund shows. The findings, released Wednesday,…

Global Health Community Recognizes World Water Day, Discusses Related Issues

International Atomic Energy Agency: World Water Day 2020: Water and Climate Change… and Isotopes Elodie Broussard with the IAEA Office of Public Information and Communication discusses how the IAEA helps countries mitigate the impacts of climate change on water resources (3/20). Oxfam: Achieving Sustainable Development Goals 5 and 6: The…

Solidarités International Releases 6th Edition Of 2020 Water, Sanitation And Hygiene Barometer

Solidarités International: Water is in Crisis/es! Alain Boinet, founder of Solidarités International, discusses the release of the 6th edition of the 2020 Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Barometer, which assesses the current situation of water, sanitation, and hygiene throughout the world and provides recommendations on ways to address the water crisis.…

More Opinions In Global Health

The Conversation: Sustainable development goals need a final push with just 10 years to go Willem Fourie, associate professor at the University of Pretoria and coordinator of the South African SDG Hub at the University of Pretoria (3/8). The Conversation: The way we measure iron deficiency in children needs to…

Opinion Pieces Recognize International Women’s Day

Devex: Opinion: Challenging international development to get out of its comfort zone on gender equality Rachel Firth, founder of Women in Dev and managing director of Global Office Consulting, and Roopa Dhatt, executive director and co-founder of Women in Global Health, physician, implementing partner and steering committee member of the…

Global Health Community Recognizes International Women’s Day With Blog Posts

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “The Optimist”: We don’t want to wait 99 years for gender equality (3/8). BMJ Opinion: Twenty five years after the Beijing Declaration we need to reaffirm that women’s rights are human rights Rajat Khosla, human rights adviser for the Human Reproduction Program at the WHO,…

Progress Toward Gender Equality Stalled 25 Years After Beijing Conference, Reports Show Ahead Of International Women’s Day

Devex: Gender equality progress remains stunted 25 years after Beijing, reports show “Twenty-five years after United Nations member states committed to achieving gender equality, progress remains incremental and insufficient to reach gender equality goals within the next decade, according to two new reports issued by the global gender partnership Equal…