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Malnutrition Deeply Interviews Expert On Nutrition Challenges Among Adolescent Girls

Malnutrition Deeply: Nutrition Community ‘Leaving Adolescent Girls Behind’ “Marie T. Ruel, the director of the poverty, health, and nutrition division of the International Food Policy Research Institute, believes the nutrition community cannot afford to ignore adolescent girls anymore. Ruel thinks these efforts need to be modeled along the 1,000 Days…

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Al Jazeera: Women with HIV abused by partners, rejected by society (Roache, 2/25). Deutsche Welle: Dengue vaccine controversy sparks panic in Philippines (Santos, 2/23). Devex: The rocky road toward disease eradication (Anders/Mihara, 2/26). Intellectual Property Watch: CARB-X Announces 2018 Round Of Funding For Antibacterial Research (2/23). NPR: No One’s Quite…

HER Initiative Engages Private Sector, Empowers Women, Girls In Efforts To Address HIV

Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Multiplier for U.S. Policy: The Global Fund and HER (HIV Epidemic Response) Mark P. Lagon, chief policy officer at Friends, and Annika Holkeboer, student at the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and former policy intern…

Trump Administration Impacting Reproductive Rights In U.S., Abroad

The Hill: 2018 will be a rough year for reproductive rights Robert Walker, president of the Population Institute “…The Trump administration knows what it is doing: everything possible to deny women and teenage girls access to modern methods of contraception, regardless of where they live. Last year, the administration terminated…

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CNN: 16 and trying not to get pregnant (Field/Quiano, 3/5). Devex: How rats could help reduce the global TB burden (Jerving, 3/6). The Guardian: Can health workers stop thousands of women being killed in Guatemala? (Johnson, 3/7). New York Times: Getting Care to Those Who Need It, and Fast (Mohn,…

WHO DG Tedros Calls For Action To Realize Gender Equality In Health Care

World Health Organization: Gender equality must be at the core of ‘Health for All’ In this International Women’s Day statement, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus writes, “On this International Women’s Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a world…

PLOS Blog Highlights Recent Research On NCDs, Impacts On Maternal, Child Health

PLOS Blog’s “EveryONE”: Addressing health care needs of women and mothers to ensure a healthy future In a blog post recognizing International Women’s Day, Adya Misra, associate editor at PLOS ONE, highlights “some recent research published in PLOS ONE that focuses on non-communicable illness such as depression or obesity during…

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