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Women’s Health, Caregiving Keys To Sustainable Development, Report Shows

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Women and Health: The key to sustainable development Mariam Claeson, director of the maternal, newborn, and child health team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Ana Langer, director of the Maternal Health Task Force at the Harvard School of Public Health,…

Improving Childhood Nutrition Will Help Lower Global Child Mortality

Quartz: Bill Gates: Keep up the momentum against child mortality Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…It’s vital that the new [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] keep child mortality as a primary area of focus — and that they establish clear, aggressive benchmarks for further progress. ……

Gates Foundation Pledges $776M Over 6 Years To Improve Global Nutrition, Halve Child Deaths

Devex: Gates pledges $776M for malnutrition, unlocks U.K. commitments “The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — the world’s largest private foundation — will spend $776 million over the next six years to fight malnutrition, a strong signal of support for a historically underfunded sector, according to the foundation’s leaders…” (Igoe,…

U.S. Official Delivers Statement On UNFPA Activities At Executive Board Meeting

U.S. Department of State: U.S. National Statement at the UNFPA Segment of the Executive Board Meeting The statement includes remarks by Margaret Pollack, director of the Office of Multilateral Coordination and External Affairs and senior adviser on Population Issues, made at a recent Executive Board meeting, in support of UNFPA…

WHO Updates Medical Eligibility Criteria For Contraceptive Options

Al Jazeera America: WHO expands list of recommended birth control options “The World Health Organization on Monday added a series of long-acting, hormonal contraceptives to the list of globally recommended birth control methods, which will significantly reduce mothers’ risk of dying during childbirth, experts say. The WHO’s guidelines relax restrictions…

India’s Air Pollution Causing Lung Damage Among Millions Of Children

New York Times: Holding Your Breath in India Gardiner Harris, Washington correspondent for the New York Times “…When I became a South Asia correspondent for the New York Times three years ago, my wife and I were both excited and prepared for difficulties — insistent beggars, endemic dengue, and summertime…

Updated WHO Contraceptive Guidelines Could Improve Maternal, Child Survival

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s “Global Health NOW”: Ready for Action: The WHO Expands Postpartum Family Planning, Increasing Chances for Maternal and Child Survival Anne Pfitzer, family planning team leader for USAID’s Maternal and Child Survival Program, led by Jhpiego; Rehana Gubin, Jhpiego’s technical adviser for global health…