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UHC Targets Must Address Challenges Of Reaching LGBTI People, Other Key Populations

Huffington Post U.K.: Leave No-one Behind in the Post-2015 Health Agenda Alvaro Bermejo, executive director of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance “…We need to acknowledge that the current UHC target and indicators under the post-2015 goals are falling short of truly addressing the specific challenges and rights of LGBTI people and…

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Governments, Community Leaders Must Break Silence On Menstruation To Promote Women’s Rights

Inter Press Service: Opinion: Let’s Talk Menstruation. Period. Chris W. Williams, executive director of the U.N. Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council, and Kersti Strandqvist, senior vice president of group sustainability for Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget “…In every country, the veil of silence around menstruation contributes to discrimination that can hold…

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Kenya’s HIV Efforts Hindered By Discrimination; Country Must Protect LGBTI Rights

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Homophobic violence hinders HIV response in Kenya Patrick Mutisya, member of the Key Correspondents network supported by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance “…In Kenya, as in many countries, men who have sex with men are cursed, rejected, and even criminalized. Living in such a society prevents many from…

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U.K.’s Antimicrobial Review Panel’s Recommendations Should Be Expanded Upon, Implemented

Financial Times: New drugs way to avoid an antibiotic apocalypse Editorial Board “…The commendable O’Neill plan has two main elements. To rejuvenate the earliest stage of research, a $2bn antimicrobial resistance innovation fund would seed lab work around the world. … The second part of the plan is less straightforward…

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Putting Women, Children, Adolescents At Center Of Development Efforts Will Ensure Effectiveness Of SDGs

Huffington Post: Saving a Generation Within a Generation Flavia Bustreo, World Health Organization assistant director-general for family, women’s and children’s health, and vice chair of the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance “…[The] commitment to make life healthier for future generations is the foundation for the Global Strategy for Women’s,…

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Ending Extreme Poverty Requires Governments To Act, U.N. Adviser Jeffrey Sachs Says

Huffington Post: The Rich Countries Are Leaving the Poor for Dead: Jeffrey Sachs on the Millennium Development Goals Katherine Keating, contributing editor of The WorldPost and executive producer of the One on One Series “…Despite his experiences of skepticism and false promises over the past 15 years, Sachs still believes that…

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Latin America Must Reevaluate Priorities Surrounding Maternal Health, Abortion

Bloomberg View: Latin America Is Failing Its Women Mac Margolis, Bloomberg View contributor “…Domestic violence, religiously motivated legislation, and a culture of impunity: When it comes to safeguarding women and especially girls, Latin American governments appear to be in a race to the bottom. … Both traditional Roman Catholic and…

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Media, Western Nations Must Learn Lessons From Ebola Epidemic, Prepare For Next Outbreak

Vox: Reporters got a lot wrong covering Ebola. We should do better next time. Julia Belluz, Vox reporter “We journalists often rush from one story to the next with whiplash-inducing speed — and sometimes without time to reflect. On Monday, however, a few of us paused. Just as Liberia was…

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Women, Girls ‘Central To Achieving’ Sustainable Development Goals, Including Ending Extreme Poverty

EurActiv: Why women and girls must be at the heart of the E.U. development agenda Linda McAvan, British Labour Party Member of the European Parliament “…[A] mounting body of evidence has also shown that if we invest in girls and women, it helps their families, communities, and whole economies too.…

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Senate Should Advise Obama To Send Different Nominee For USAID Administrator

The Hill: Senate should not confirm Gayle Smith Alemayehu G. Mariam, professor of political science at California State University, San Bernardino, and a constitutional lawyer “…Obama has tapped Gayle Smith to run the U.S. Agency for International Development. African strongmen will be very pleased by the news; but she is…

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