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Prioritizing Women’s, Girls’ Health, Rights Vital To Achieving UHC

Project Syndicate: Women and Girls Hold the Key to Universal Health Coverage Fran├žoise Girard, president of the International Women’s Health Coalition “…As governments negotiate a groundbreaking declaration on [Universal Health Coverage (UHC)] this year, they should place the full range of sexual and reproductive health care services at the center…

More News In Global Health

CNN: Women are dying from backstreet abortions. But reforms to Malawi’s 157-year-old laws are stuck (Masina, 9/26). CNN: Third case of monkeypox reported in the U.K., in health care worker (Senthilingam, 9/26). Devex: Climate change contributes to food insecurity in Latin American women (Welsh, 9/27). Devex: Q&A: Africa CDC official…

U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Discusses Impact Of DREAMS On International Day Of The Girl

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote” blog: Supporting Girls to Fulfill their DREAMS In recognition of the International Day of the Girl Child, which takes place annually on October 11, Deborah Birx, U.S. global AIDS coordinator and U.S. special representative for global health diplomacy, discusses the impact of PEPFAR’s DREAMS partnership…

11 Global Health, Development Organizations Sign Action Plan To Improve Collaboration, Promote Transparency, Accountability In Efforts To Achieve SDG3

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: Global Health Organizations Commit to New Ways of Working Together for Greater Impact “Eleven heads of the world’s leading health and development organizations [on Tuesday] signed a landmark commitment to find new ways of working together to accelerate progress towards achieving the…

Cash Transfer Programming In Humanitarian Situations Must Include Gender Considerations

Devex: Opinion: For cash transfers to work, we can’t ignore gender Karen Peachey, interim director of the Cash Learning Partnership “We know that gender inequalities mean that disasters and conflicts affect populations differently. As humanitarian actors, we must carefully consider the ways emergencies can exacerbate women’s and girls’ existing vulnerabilities…

Washington Post Examines Global Impacts Of Trump Administration’s Expanded Mexico City Policy

Washington Post: How a change in U.S. abortion policy reverberated around the globe “…On Jan. 23, 2017, [President Trump] signed an executive order that denied U.S. [global health] assistance to any foreign-based [non-governmental] organization that performs, promotes, or offers information on abortion. A similar plan, known as the Mexico City…

Feminist Approach To Humanitarian Aid Critical To Achieving Gender Equality

CNN: The world is failing women and girls in crisis, but feminism can help David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee “…[T]he world will continue to fail in its commitment to achieve gender equality until we take seriously the power differentials that drive these inequities — until…

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