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Confirmation Hearings For HHS Secretary Nominee Rep. Price Conclude; TAG Releases Statement Opposing Nomination

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Hearings on Price for HHS Secretary conclude, with finance committee vote possible next week Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” highlights several issues discussed during the confirmation hearing of HHS Secretary nominee Rep. Tom Price, including several global health-related topics.…

White House Official Says Regulations Clarifying Mexico City Policy Memorandum Forthcoming; Rules May Differ Significantly From Than Previous Versions

BuzzFeed News: The White House Has Finally Said More About What Its Global Anti-Abortion Rule Means “A White House official on Thursday clarified a new policy that renews abortion-related restrictions on global health funding, suggesting that the new version [of the Mexico City policy] may be even more restrictive than…

Health Advocates, Providers Concerned Over Impacts Of Expanded Mexico City Policy

Christian Post: President Trump’s Global Gag Rule Affects Fight to End the Spread of HIV/AIDS “With United States President Donald Trump reinstating the global gag rule, a lot of advocates are worried about its imminent repercussion not only in preventing abortion but also on the ongoing fight against the HIV/AIDS…

CGD Podcast Discusses How Investments In Women, Family Planning Work To Improve ‘America-First Strategy,’ Developing Countries’ Economies

Center for Global Development’s “CGD Podcast”: Empowering Women Can Make America Great — Podcast with Amanda Glassman, Mayra Buvinic, and Charles Kenny In this podcast, Rajesh Mirchandani, vice president of communications and policy outreach, speaks with Amanda Glassman, chief operating officer and senior fellow at CGD, and Mayra Buvinic and…

Global Community Must Call For End To Violence Against Women, Girls

Huffington Post: It’s time to stop violence against women and girls Flavia Bustreo, assistant director general for Family, Women’s, and Children’s Health at the WHO, and vice chair of the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…Violence against women and girls affects their physical, mental, sexual, and reproductive health in…

Wilson Center Event, Podcast Highlight Reproductive Health Care Services Provision In Crises

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Displaced and Disrupted: Closing the Gaps in Maternal Health in Conflicts and Crises Nancy Chong, an intern for the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative, discusses a December 8 Wilson Center event, titled Closing the Gaps of Maternal Health in…

Pregnant Refugees From South Sudan Face Numerous Health Challenges

IRIN: Pregnant and homeless: South Sudan’s women refugees “Josephine Maziku arrived at Uganda’s Nyumanzi Transit Centre in June this year six months pregnant and with only the dress she was wearing. … Like many other expectant mothers who fled South Sudan’s violence, she had little time to think of anything…

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