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Public Health Officials Adopt ‘Colombo Statement’ To Enhance Action On Migrant Health

Inter Press Service: Huge Health Needs for World’s One Billion Migrants “With an estimated one billion migrants today — or one in every seven people — their health needs are huge. Nevertheless, health systems are struggling to adapt and consequently access to health services among migrant populations varies widely and…

Humanosphere Podcast Examines Connection Between Wealth Inequality, Health

Humanosphere: Ichiro Kawachi: How wealth inequality fuels poor health, and vice versa Imana Gunawan, Humanosphere’s social media manager and podcast producer, and Tom Paulson, Humanosphere founder and executive editor, speak “with Ichiro Kawachi, a physician and epidemiologist with all sorts of titles at Harvard University — chairman of the department…

Former Swiss President Ruth Dreifuss Speaks With IPW About High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines Report

Intellectual Property Watch: Momentum-Building: An Interview With Ruth Dreifuss On High-Level Panel On Access To Medicines “Former Swiss President Ruth Dreifuss, co-chair of the United Nations Secretary General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines, participated in a Geneva event on rare diseases earlier this month. She agreed to answer Intellectual…

Primary Health Care Systems Serve As Front Lines In Disease Outbreaks, Must Be Strengthened

The Conversation: How best to prepare for epidemics? Strengthen primary care Ashwin Vasan, assistant professor of Clinical Population Health & Medicine at Columbia University “…Why is primary care important in epidemics like Ebola or Zika? First, we know that primary care providers play an important role in initial outbreak response…

In Interviews, Gateses Express Concerns Over Expansion Of Mexico City Policy, Effects Of Trump Administration’s ‘America First’ Policy On Global Health Bipartisanship

The Guardian: Trump’s ‘global gag’ aid rule endangers millions of women and children, Bill Gates warns “The ‘global gag rule’ imposed by Donald Trump, blocking U.S. funds to any [foreign] organization involved in abortion advice and care overseas, could impact millions of women and girls, endangering their lives and those…

Guttmacher Institute Analysis Discusses Barriers To Providing Sexual, Reproductive Health Services To Women In Humanitarian Settings

Guttmacher Institute: The Growing Challenge of Meeting the Reproductive Health Needs of Women in Humanitarian Situations “…Women and girls are at particular risk when a region or country’s social, health, and other support systems collapse, exposing them to sexual violence, unwanted pregnancy, unsafe abortion, STIs (including HIV), and maternal illness…

Wilson Center, Save The Children Event Examines Challenges Of Providing Maternal, Newborn Health In Urban Settings

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: The Urban Disadvantage: Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Priorities Nancy Chong, intern for the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, discusses remarks made by panelists at an event on urban maternal and newborn health hosted by Save the…

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