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Family Planning, Reproductive Health Access Important In Zika Response; Greater Leadership, Support Needed To Advance Women’s Health, Rights

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Family Planning, Reproductive Health Crucial to Zika Response, Says Chloë Cooney In this podcast, Sean Peoples, multimedia producer at the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, highlights remarks from Chloë Cooney, director of global advocacy at the Planned…

Kaiser Family Foundation Releases Issue Briefs On U.S. Funding For Programs Impacting Women, Family Health

Kaiser Family Foundation: U.S. Government Funding for Women and Family Health The Kaiser Family Foundation released a series of issue briefs and an overview on U.S. funding for programs that address women and family health, including international maternal and child health (MCH), which include immunization activities; international family planning and reproductive…

Marking World Malaria Day, Blog Posts Discuss Efforts To Eliminate Disease

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: The ‘Ride’ To Eliminating Malaria In Haiti Michelle Chang, director of Malaria Zero, a CDC-led collaborative initiative aimed at eliminating malaria in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, writes, “As we celebrate World Malaria Day, my experiences in Haiti can highlight hard-won achievements which are even more…

Congress, Obama Administration Should Stop Delays, Respond To Zika Immediately

Washington Post: We must zap Zika before it’s too late Editorial Board “Congress and President Obama are engaged in a needless spat over the president’s Feb. 8 request for about $1.9 billion to fight the growing danger of the Zika virus. … Further delay will degrade preparedness for a virus…

U.S. Should Ratify U.N. Convention On The Rights Of The Child

TIME: Obama Should Take Action to Protect the World’s Children Caryl M. Stern, president and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF “U.S. ratification of the [U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)] is long overdue. … The benefits of U.S. ratification are clear. It would help restore…

Congress Should Approve Zika Funding, Not Divert Resources From Ebola Response

Huffington Post: Congress’ Big Gamble On the Health of America’s Children by Defunding Ebola to Fund Zika Thomas Kenyon, president and CEO of Project HOPE “…Diverting resources from Ebola makes little sense … Congress needs to approve the money to fight Zika, and quickly. By not providing appropriate funding for…

Experts Discuss Global Food System Challenges, Solutions In Food Tank Interviews

Food Tank: Ten Questions with Pamela Fessenden of the USAID Bureau for Food Security Pamela Fessenden, director of the Office of Market and Partnership Innovations at USAID’s Bureau for Food Security, says improved resources for smallholder farmers could help “break the poverty cycle” (4/19). Food Tank: Six Questions with Roger…

In Blog Post, Bill Gates Discusses Value Of U.S. Investment In R&D, Innovation

Gates Notes: America’s Secret Weapon Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, discusses the value and impact of U.S. investment in innovation and research and development, writing, “My favorite example is health. America’s investment in this area creates high-paying jobs at universities, biotech companies, and government labs.…

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