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Chelsea Clinton Introduces First ‘State Of The World’s Fathers’ Report

Associated Press: Chelsea Clinton launches first report on world’s fathers “New mother Chelsea Clinton helped launch the first report on the ‘State of the World’s Fathers’ Tuesday which says major inequalities persist between parents with women spending between two and 10 times longer than men caring for children. … The…

Investment In Innovation Critical To Achieving Health-Related SDGs

Devex: We won’t meet health-related SDGs if we don’t invest in innovation Amie Batson, chief strategy officer at PATH “The sustainable development goals won’t be finalized until September, but people are already debating whether we can reach them. At least for the proposed health targets one thing is clear, they…

IHME Study Examines Global Health Funding Trends

Humanosphere: Visualizing stagnation: Funding stalled for global health Katie Leach-Kemon, a policy translation specialist at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) and Humanosphere contributor, uses graphs and infographics to discuss findings from an IHME study on health assistance to developing countries. She notes, “[The study] shows that development…

The Guardian Examines Progress Made On MDG 6, Remaining Challenges

The Guardian: What is the Millennium Development Goal on HIV and malaria all about? “When the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were devised, AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis killed approximately six million people each year. World leaders felt it was imperative to have a goal dedicated to tackling this deadly trio. ……

Climate Change Poses Challenge To Kenya’s Malaria Progress

The Guardian: Kenya’s net gains on malaria prevention threatened by climate change “…[I]n Kenya and elsewhere in Africa … there is a worrying new challenge: climate change. Rising temperatures have opened the door to the spread of mosquitoes to areas in which they were barely a threat two decades ago.…

U.N. Labor Agency Calls For More ‘Social Protection’ For Women Worldwide

U.N. News Centre: Mothers and children need more — not less — social protection, says U.N. labor agency “Calling for greater ‘social protection’ for women as the United Nations draws up a new development agenda, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has cited alarming statics, including that some 800 women die…

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