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New Issue Of ‘Global Health: Science And Practice’ Journal Available Online

Global Health: Science and Practice: June 2016 The new issue of “Global Health: Science and Practice” features articles on various topics, including an editorial on expanding family planning services, particularly long-acting reversible contraceptives, in Nigeria; a commentary on how investing in family planning can accelerate achievement of the Sustainable Development…

International Ad Agencies To Launch Campaign Supporting U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

Wall Street Journal: Ad Chiefs Unite to Support U.N. Sustainable Development Program “…U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be joined by advertising companies WPP PLC, Omnicom Group Inc., Publicis Groupe SA, Interpublic Group of Cos., Dentsu Inc., and Havas SA on Friday to unveil a new collaborative initiative called ‘Common Ground,’…

Proper Handwashing Essential To Maternal, Child Health, Infection Prevention

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Let 5-year-old Sherry tell you how handwashing with soap saves lives Myriam Sidibe, social mission director for Africa at Unilever, and Siddharth Chatterjee, UNFPA representative to Kenya “…Access to good hygiene, including handwashing with soap, is an important indicator in the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).…

Private Sector Investment Critical To Achieving SDGs

Huffington Post: Let’s Make Global Goals Local Business Lise Kingo, executive director of the United Nations Global Compact “…[T]he [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] not only identify where we have to be in 2030 to create a sustainable world which leaves nobody behind, but they also outline new opportunities for companies…

Upcoming Habitat III Conference Provides Opportunity To Address Women’s, Girls’ Health, Development In Cities

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: In Cities, the New Battlefield for Sustainable Development, Women and Girls Need Help Daniela Ligiero, vice president of girls and women strategy at the United Nations Foundation, discusses the role of urban development in advancing women’s and girls’ health…

Emphasis On Equity, Health Care Access Critical To Ending Preventable Child, Maternal Deaths

Huffington Post: Reaching the Unreached: How an Emphasis on Equity Can Help End Preventable Child and Maternal Deaths Ariel Pablos-Mendez, assistant administrator for global health and child and maternal survival coordinator at USAID “…Equity is at the heart of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s 2016 Acting on the…

Global Community Must Ensure Access To Health Care For Refugees, Displaced People

Huffington Post: The right to health for everyone, no matter where people live or travel Flavia Bustreo, assistant director general for family, women’s and children’s health at the WHO, and vice chair of the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…[W]hat can be done to empower women, children, and adolescents…

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