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BBC News: GM plant tech boosts malaria drug yield (Rincon, 4/24). BBC News: Indonesian children marry despite outcry (4/24). Devex: Q&A: WHO malaria director on rearming ourselves for the fight (Roby, 4/25). Devex: Q&A: Malaria research efforts open a ‘window of opportunity’ (4/25). Forbes: The One Thing Women And Girls…

HPV Vaccination Project In Cambodia Offers Insight Into Preventing Cervical Cancer In Other Communities, Nations

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Preventing Cervical Cancer in Cambodia: Evaluating the HPV Vaccination Demonstration Project Julie Garon, an epidemiologist with the Vaccine Introduction Team of the CDC Global Immunization Division, discusses Cambodia’s experience implementing the Gavi-supported HPV vaccination demonstration project, in which a school-based delivery strategy was successful in reaching…

Media Outlets Report On Release Of, Reactions To U.S. State Department Human Rights Report

Foreign Policy: Human Rights Groups Bristling at State Department Report “Human rights groups blasted the State Department’s annual human rights report, released on Friday, which removed the term ‘reproductive rights’ and softened language on human rights violations in a number of countries, including Yemen and the Dominican Republic. … Human…

Countries Worldwide Should End Total Abortion Bans; U.S. ‘Must Continue To Stand Alongside Nations To Improve’ Health, Lives Of Women Globally

Miami Herald: El Salvador, Dominican Republic can stop sending pregnant women to their deaths U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) “…Trump’s broad [Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance] directive hinders the substantial good of U.S. humanitarian efforts. Moreover, the [directive, also called the Mexico City policy or global gag rule,] takes…

More News In Global Health

EURACTIV: Whose aid is it anyway? (Fox, 4/18). Financial Times: How close are we to defeating malaria? (Symon/Jack, 4/18). Global Health NOW: Opiophobia and High Costs: Untangling the Barriers to Palliative Care (Sutherland, 4/17). The Guardian: From cattle herder to big pharma expert: one man’s fight to end malaria –…

Trump Officials Called U.S. ‘Pro-Life Nation,’ Pushed For Abstinence Policies In Closed-Door U.N. Commission On Women Meetings

BuzzFeed News: In Closed-Door U.N. Meetings, Trump Administration Officials Pushed Abstinence For International Women’s Health Programs “In closed-door meetings at the United Nations in March, Trump administration officials pushed socially conservative views on women’s rights issues — including abstinence-based policies over information about contraception — that were further to the…

3 Areas Related To Menstrual Needs Of Women, Girls Globally Need Attention

Project Syndicate: Demystifying Menstruation Catherine Dolan, reader in anthropology at SOAS University of London; Julie Hennegan, postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; and Gabby Edlin, CEO and founder of Bloody Good Period “…Menstrual hygiene is essential to a woman’s health, education, mobility, and security, and…

El Salvador Should Reform Country’s Abortion Law To Improve Women’s Rights, Health

The Hill: The foreign policy case for decriminalizing abortion in El Salvador Joaquin Castro (D-Texas), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and vice chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus “For nearly two decades, El Salvador has criminalized abortion in all circumstances…

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