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Global Network Calls For More Effort To Ensure Inclusion Of NTD Indicator In SDGs

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: Measuring Success: Your Guide to the New Global NTD Indicator Liz Powell, communications associate for the Global Network and the Sabin Vaccine Institute, discusses the inclusion of an indicator on neglected tropical diseases in the Sustainable Development Goals. She notes, “The…

Climate Change, Policies Linked With Poverty Elimination Efforts, World Bank Report Says

News outlets discuss the links between global health, poverty elimination, and climate change, including a new World Bank report on the issue. Associated Press: World Bank: Climate change could result in 100 million poor “Climate change could push more than 100 million people into extreme poverty by 2030 by disrupting…

ODI Report Examines Systemic Causes Of Ebola Outbreak

Devex: Ebola’s footprint on health system strengthening “…[A] recent report released by the Overseas Development Institute offers a look at the systemic causes behind one of the deadliest disease outbreaks of the century, and why Ebola will be a wake-up call for the global health community. Marc DuBois, former executive…

Opinion Pieces Discuss Family Planning Efforts, Other Actions Needed To Achieve SDGs

Huffington Post: What Do We Need to Turn the Sustainable Development Goals’ Idealism Into Reality? Tewodros Melesse, director general of the International Planned Parenthood Federation “…[I]t will take an unprecedented, global joint effort if the ambition of the new [Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)] is to meet the needs of the…

Misconceptions, Stigma Among Young People Discourage Access To Sexual, Reproductive Health Services In Nigeria

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Stigma deters young people from accessing contraception in Nigeria Nnamdi Eseme, member of the Key Correspondents network, which is supported by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance “…Young people have unique experiences of stigma and discrimination and youth friendly services are essential to tackling issues around unwanted pregnancies and…

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