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U.S. Rep. Houlahan To Introduce Bill To Restore U.S. Funding To UNFPA

TIME: This Freshman Congresswoman Wants to Restore U.S. Funding to U.N. Reproductive-Health Agency “When Pennsylvania Rep. Chrissy Houlahan first came to Washington, D.C. nine months ago, the Air Force veteran knew she wanted to carve out a policy niche in promoting women’s rights both domestically and internationally. On Thursday, she…

Keeping Girls In School Could Help Reduce Poverty, Hunger In Africa, Economist Jeffrey Sachs Says In World Food Day Lecture

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Keep girls in schools to end hunger and poverty, Sachs tells governments “Keeping girls in schools in Africa is key to lowering the fast-growing continent’s high fertility rates and ultimately ending hunger and poverty, U.S. economist Jeffrey Sachs said Wednesday. … Africa currently has the world’s highest…

U.N. Women, UNAIDS Recognize International Day Of The Girl Child

U.N. Women: International Day of the Girl Child In this statement, U.N. Women recognizes the International Day of the Girl Child, held annually on October 11. “For this year’s International Day of the Girl, we’re coming together under the theme ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable,’ to celebrate all of the achievements…

Experts Highlight Critical Roles Nurses, Midwives Play On Path To Achieving UHC

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: To Achieve Universal Health Care, Invest in Nurses and Midwives Sydnee Logan, social media and digital content coordinator at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and Ann LoLordo, senior director of global engagement and communications at Jhpiego, discuss the roles…

More News In Global Health

ABC: Predicting — and preventing — future pandemics (Swan/Bullen, 10/7). AFP: Edible sensor helps TB patients take their meds: study (10/4). Al Jazeera: WHO to hold Philippines summit after polio outbreak (Alindoga, 10/7). Bloomberg: Female Leadership in Global Health (10/4). CNN: Half of India couldn’t access a toilet 5 years…