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Proper Hygiene, Access To Clean Water Essential To Prevent Maternal, Newborn Deaths

Huffington Post: A Healthy Start: Why Moms and Babies Everywhere Need Safe Water at Childbirth Sarina Prabasi, chief executive of WaterAid America “…[On Wednesday] WaterAid launche[d] Healthy Start — a new four-year campaign focusing on the devastating impact a lack of safe water, toilets, and proper hygiene practices have on…

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U.N. Should ‘Empower And Fund’ Global Institution With Goal Of Stopping Next Epidemic

New York Times: How to Fight the Next Epidemic Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “…In short, in a battle against a severe epidemic, we would be taking a knife to a bazooka fight. I believe that we can solve this problem, just as we’ve solved…

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Global Community Should Support International Initiative To Educate Girls

Wall Street Journal: Let’s Ensure That Every Girl Can Learn First Lady of the United States Michele Obama “This week I will travel to Tokyo to join Akie Abe, the wife of Japan’s prime minister, as the United States and Japan announce a new partnership to educate girls across the…

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Equitable Health Systems Financing Essential To Reducing Morbidity, Mortality

Slate: Who Lives and Who Dies? Paul Farmer, the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University and co-founder of Partners In Health “…Who lives and who dies depends on what sort of health care system is available. And who recovers, if recovery is possible, depends on the way emergency care and…

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Gender Inequality Prevents Women, Girls From Contributing To Social, Economic, Political Life

Inter Press Service: Opinion: Gender Equality, the Last Big Poverty Challenge Preethi Sundaram, policy officer at the International Planned Parenthood Federation, and Fiona Salter, writer at the International Planned Parenthood Federation “…[A] new report to be launched by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Mar. 16 in New York examines…

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International Community Must ‘Break Its Silence On Menstruation’

Huffington Post: Tackling the Taboo of Menstruation Chris W. Williams, executive director of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council “…One of the least discussed, yet most pervasive stigmas in gender equality is female menstruation. In every country, the veil of silence around menstruation contributes to sexism that can hold…

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Disaster Risk Reduction Meeting To Address Health, Food Security, Intergovernmental Cooperation

Devex: Reducing disaster risk for better health Rick Brennan, director of emergency risk management and humanitarian response at WHO “…The [World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction] comes 10 years after governments adopted the Hyogo Framework for Action, which was a comprehensive guide to reducing disaster risk. On March 14, governments…

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Placing Women, Children At Center Of SDGs Will Help Improve More Lives Over Next 15 Years

Foreign Policy: How to Make the Sustainable Development Goals Work Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and Graça Machel, founder of the Graça Machel Trust, chair of the board of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and a member of the U.N. Secretary-General’s MDG…

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Partnerships Vital To Creating ‘One Voice’ To Reach MNCH, FP/RH Goals

Devex: Fresh perspectives on maternal, child and adolescent health Robin Gorna, executive director for the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) “…PMNCH is such an exciting mechanism, bringing together all of the sectors involved in maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.…

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IntraHealth’s ‘Choose To Invest’ Report Offers U.S. Development Aid Policy Recommendations

Devex: Here’s what U.S. leadership in global development means today Mark Lotwis, vice president of policy and government relations at InterAction “…This week marks the launch of InterAction’s Choose to Invest in Development and Humanitarian Relief FY 2016. … Specific recommendations are made across more than 35 international development and…

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