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In Panel Discussion, Experts Discuss Lancet Series On Maternal Health, Actions To Achieve Goals

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: ‘The Lancet’ on Achieving Maternal Health Goals in the SDG Era: Tackling Diversity and Divergence Nancy Chong, intern for the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, discusses an event during which maternal and newborn health experts addressed issues…

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Trump Administration Should Consider 5 Key Areas To Continue U.S. Global Health Leadership

Huffington Post: 5 Ways The Trump Administration Can Maintain U.S. Leadership In Global Health Jeffrey L. Sturchio, president & CEO of Rabin Martin “…The new administration has an opportunity to continue U.S. leadership in global health through smart policy and efficient coordination of the investments allocated by Congress. Here are…

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‘Meaningful’ Action Needed To End Violence Against Women, U.N. SG Ban Says On International Day

U.N. News Centre: Violence against women ‘serious obstacle’ to sustainable development, Ban says on World Day “Underlining that violence against women and girls is not only a human rights violation but also a serious obstacle to sustainable development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for ‘meaningful’ action to prevent and…

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News Outlets Examine Possible Impacts Of Trump Presidency On USAID, CDC Operations

Devex: Trump could roll back LBGT and family planning policies, warns former USAID general counsel “A former general counsel at USAID has warned the aid agency could face serious challenges under President-elect Donald Trump, including how it operates in conflict countries, the future of U.S. democratizing work, potentially scaling back…

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News Outlets Examine Relationships Among U.N., Western World Leaders On Various Issues

New York Times: Donald Trump and the U.N.: Signs of Clashing Views on Many Issues “In the genteel, carpeted halls of the United Nations headquarters, a 20-minute walk from Trump Tower, diplomats from the world over are holding their breath about the American president-elect. The optimists among them are expressing…

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News Outlets Recognize World Toilet Day, Discuss Various Aspects Of WASH, Related Diseases

Devex: Why the Gates Foundation wants you to talk about poop “…The big question [Bill Gates] poses in his recent blog post ‘A perfume that smells like poop?’ is whether this technology will make a difference for the one in three people who lack access to improved sanitation. Firmenich, a…

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Global Leaders Make 2 Landmark Commitments To Promote Health, Eradicate Poverty At 9th Global Conference On Health Promotion

WHO: 9th Global Conference on Health Promotion: Global leaders agree to promote health in order to achieve Sustainable Development Goals “Leaders from governments and United Nations organizations, city chiefs, and health experts from around the world [on Monday] made two landmark commitments to promote public health and eradicate poverty. The…

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Nations Must Make Commitments To Improving Health, Reaching For Sustainable Development

Devex: Opinion: Leading from the top to promote health and sustainable development Margaret Chan, WHO director general “Next week, more than 1,000 global leaders in politics, health, and development will meet at the Global Conference on Health Promotion in Shanghai to underscore the links between health and sustainable development, and…

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Economist Jeffrey Sachs Speaks With Devex Regarding Development, Climate Actions Under Trump Presidency

Devex: Jeff Sachs on global development after Trump “Economist Jeffrey Sachs is well known for his optimistic take on the possibilities of development progress. … But with development professionals uncertain about what a coming Donald Trump presidency will mean for their organizations and the goals they pursue — such as…

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Blog Post Discusses Conditional Cash Transfers’ Impacts On Health-Seeking Behaviors, Health Outcomes

World Bank’s “Development Impact”: Cash transfers and health: It matters when you measure, and it matters how many health care workers are around to provide services David Evans, senior economist in the Chief Economist’s Office for the Africa Region of the World Bank, and Katrina Kosec, senior research fellow in…

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