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Congressional Democrats Introduce Legislation To Repeal President Trump’s Reinstatement, Expansion Of Mexico City Policy

Rewire: Democrats Challenge Trump’s ‘Global Gag Rule’ Expansion Christine Grimaldi, federal policy reporter at Rewire, discusses Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-N.H.) introduction of the Global Health, Empowerment, and Rights (HER) Act in the U.S. Senate and Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.)’s companion bill offered in the U.S. House of Representatives, legislation aimed at…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Possible Implications Of Mexico City Policy On Women’s Rights, Health Worldwide

The Independent: As an obstetrician who just moved to America, I fear how far Donald Trump will take his anti-abortion stance Reena Aggarwal, obstetrician “…[B]y withdrawing [funding] from international development efforts [that] ease access to contraception services and family planning, Donald Trump has effectively restricted millions of women in developing…

U.S. President Trump Reinstates Mexico City Policy, Broadens Executive Order To Apply To All Global Health Aid

BuzzFeed News: Here’s How Trump’s Anti-Abortion Rule Will Affect Women Worldwide “President Donald Trump has reinstated the controversial ‘global gag rule’ — a policy reversal that women’s rights and health advocates fear will bring a rise in unsafe abortions around the world. The Reagan-era rule essentially prevents foreign organizations that…

Baker Institute Releases Policy Recommendations For Trump Administration, Including Briefs On Global Health, Science

Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy: Recommendations for the New Administration “The Baker Institute has released policy recommendations for President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Focusing on a range of important issues facing the country, these briefs are intended to provide decision-makers with relevant and effective ideas for addressing domestic and…

USAID’s Survive & Thrive Releases July 2010-June 2016 Progress Report

Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliance: Progress Report (July 2010 – June 2016) This July 2010-June 2016 report highlights the results achieved by the Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliance, “a public-private partnership established by [USAID] with pediatric, obstetric, and midwifery professional associations, the private sector, and civil society to…

CDC-Funded Project Aims To Protect Newborns From Infections Acquired In Health Care Settings

CDC’s “Our Global Voices”: Protecting newborns from infection in health care settings Rachel Smith, medical epidemiologist for the CDC’s Division of Health Care Quality Promotion’s International Infection Control Program, discusses the challenge of preventing infections in newborns in health care settings, highlighting a CDC-funded project through the “Johns Hopkins University…

UNICEF Launches #EarlyMomentsMatter Campaign To Promote Early Childhood Development Awareness, Investments

U.N. News Centre: UNICEF #EarlyMomentsMatter campaign promotes investments in early childhood development “[Tuesday marked] the launch of a new United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) campaign, #EarlyMomentsMatter, aimed at raising awareness about the critical impact that early experiences have on children’s brain development during their first 1,000 days of life…” (1/10).

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