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BMJ Publishes Special Supplement On Improving Health Of Women, Children, Adolescents

BMJ Blogs: The BMJ Today: Women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health
Jett Aislabie, an assistant editor on bmj.com, writes, “Global health experts warn that societies are failing women, children, and adolescents, particularly in the poorest communities around the world, and urgent action is needed to save lives and improve health. Our special cluster of 16 articles looks at the success or otherwise of Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5 and finds vast inequalities between and within countries…” (9/15).

WHO: Call to action to improve the health of women, children and adolescents worldwide
“In a special supplement published by The BMJ, public health experts from around the globe highlight the critical actions and investments that will have the greatest impact on the health of women, children, and adolescents. … The … papers, co-authored by WHO, outline the current evidence, identify successes as well as critical gaps in progress, and highlight key priorities to end preventable deaths and build resilient and prosperous societies…” (9/14).

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