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Ebola Epidemic Impacts Adoption Process In W. Africa; More Social Services Needed For Orphans

News outlets report on issues surrounding an increase in the number of orphans due to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Associated Press: Ebola heightens need for aid for orphans “The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in impacted West African countries at a standstill for obvious reasons. … [E]ven as…

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Pope Calls On Nations To Share Wealth, Lower Food Waste To Combat Hunger; Yemen Minister Warns Of Child Malnutrition

News outlets report on comments made Thursday at the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) in Rome by Pope Francis and Yemen Agriculture Minister Farid Mujawar. Associated Press: Pope demands just distribution of world’s bounty “Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world’s bounty for the poor and…

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U.S. House Passes Legislation To Improve Female Birth Data, Promote Legal Rights Of Women

Devex: U.S. House votes to make girls count “Women and girls in developing countries found support on Capitol Hill, as the U.S. House of Representatives passed Wednesday two pieces of legislation aimed to improve data around female births and encourage more U.S.-funded scholarships for Pakistani women. .. The Girls Count…

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Mozambique Aims To Lower Cervical Cancer Rate With Screenings, HPV Vaccinations

VOA News: Mozambique Rolls Out Cervical Cancer Vaccines for School Girls “Mozambique has one of the world’s highest rates of cervical cancer, a disease that kills 4,000 women there every year. A new plan to vaccinate 10-year-old girls could turn the tide in the fight against a devastating illness that…

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Preventing Violence Against Girls Vital To Ending AIDS

Daily Beast: To End HIV, Stop Violence Against Adolescent Girls Michele Moloney-Kitts, director of Together for Girls “…Until girls’ rights and needs are placed at the top of our agenda, we won’t get far in achieving our goal to stop HIV, not to mention many other critical public health issues.…

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Opinion Pieces Discuss Issues Surrounding 25th Anniversary Of Child Rights Convention

Huffington Post: It Is Time for an International Children’s Court Gordon Brown, U.N. special envoy for global education and former U.K. prime minister Inter Press Service: U.S. Missing in Child Rights Convention Kul Gautam, a former UNICEF deputy executive director and U.N. assistant secretary general Huffington Post: 25 Years Later,…

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Blog Post Examines Pneumonia Case Numbers, Mortality Rates, Spending

Humanosphere: Explaining pneumonia’s big global decline on a tiny budget In a guest post, Nancy Fullman, a policy translation specialist at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, discusses the relationships among global pneumonia case numbers, mortality rates, and spending on the disease (11/20).

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HCWs, Clinics Refusing Care For Pregnant Women In Liberia Because Of Increased Ebola Risk

NPR: Dangerous Deliveries: Ebola Leaves Moms And Babies Without Care “…[I]n Liberia, you hear the same story over and over again: Someone got Ebola while trying to help a pregnant woman in trouble. … The risk to health care workers is so high that many clinics in Liberia refuse to…

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World Marks 25th Anniversary Of U.N. Child Rights Convention; Report Says Some Gains But Challenges Remain

News outlets discuss the 25th anniversary of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, as well as a report examining progress. The Guardian: Children’s rights being ‘violated with impunity’ “…As the world marks the 25th anniversary of the convention (CRC), gains made in education, reducing child mortality, and…

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CSIS Report Examines MNCH In Ghana

Center for Strategic & International Studies: Improving Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health in Ghana Katherine Bliss, senior associate with the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, and Cathryn Streifel, program manager and research associate at the center, examine maternal, neonatal, and child health in Ghana in this report (11/18).

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