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Melinda Gates Discusses Efforts To Place Women, Girls At Center Of Development, Health Efforts

Macleans: Melinda Gates on sexism, contraceptives, and global development “…The [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation] has just pledged US$80 million over three years to improve data collection on the situation of women and girls in the world. The 52-year-old philanthropist spoke with L’actualité magazine ahead of a Montreal conference later…

In Report, British Lawmakers Say Failure Of Authorities To Successfully Prosecute FGM Case In More Than 30 Years Constitutes ‘National Scandal’

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Britain’s failure to tackle female genital mutilation a ‘national disgrace’: lawmakers “The failure of British authorities to bring one successful prosecution for female genital mutilation in more than 30 years is a ‘national scandal,’ lawmakers said on Thursday calling for greater action against professionals not reporting the…

Global Health Leaders Discuss New Set Of HIV Response Goals To End AIDS Among Children, Adolescents, Young Women By 2020

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Leaders launch ‘a super-fast-track framework for ending AIDS among children, adolescents, and young women by 2020’ Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses an event that took place on Capitol Hill Wednesday, during which global health leaders, including U.S. Global…

International Community Must Invest In Health Workforce To Achieve 2030 Agenda

Devex: Investing in health workforces: The path toward the SDGs starts here Jim Campbell, director of health workforce at the WHO and executive director at the Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA) “…A strong and motivated health workforce is key to a resilient, integrated, and people-centered health system. Without a fit…

International Community Must Support Women, Girls To Achieve SDGs

Devex: We cannot fail to empower girls before they become women Flavia Bustreo, assistant director general for family, women’s, and children’s health at WHO, and vice chair of the board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…On International Day of the Girl Child, our vision should be to empower every girl…

Opinion Pieces Recognize World Food Day, Highlight Efforts To Improve Smallholder Agriculture

National Geographic: Opinion: We Can End Hunger. Here’s How José Graziano da Silva, director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization “…We need to integrate [social protection programs] with pro-poor agricultural investment programs to derive more virtuous synergies [to eradicate hunger by 2030]. Political commitment, partnerships, and adequate funding…

Philippines Legislature Removes Contraceptive Funding From National Budget, Health Secretary Says

Agence France-Presse/The Guardian: Philippines axes contraceptive budget “The legislature in the mainly Catholic Philippines has axed the government’s budget for contraceptives, despite a law mandating that the state should provide them to the poor. The health secretary, Janette Garin, confirmed on Wednesday that the department’s 2016 budget for contraceptives had…

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