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Global Community Must Address Stillbirths In Development Goals

The Guardian: Time to target the shocking neglect of stillbirths Sarah Boseley, health editor at The Guardian “…Every year 2.6 million babies are stillborn. But, says [Joy Lawn, professor of maternal, reproductive and child health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine], these babies, whose loss is a…

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Talking More About Hepatitis B, HIV Can Alleviate Stigma

Huffington Post “Healthy Living”: Talking About Hepatitis B and HIV: Working to End the Stigma Jeffrey Caballero, executive director at the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO), and Isha Weerasinghe, hepatitis B policy fellow at AAPCHO “…May 19 was both National Hepatitis Testing Day and National Asian & Pacific…

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World Donors Must Unite Behind S. Sudan, Provide Support As Country Rebuilds

Huffington Post: South Sudan: We Must Not Miss This Opportunity to Save Lives Toby Lanzer, U.N. assistant secretary-general in Juba, South Sudan as deputy special representative and development and humanitarian coordinator “…An end to the conflict [in South Sudan] would allow people to move around in greater safety, to sow…

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Mobile Technology Can Transform, Improve Health Care

U.S. News & World Report: Cellphones Can Change Global Health for the Better Lisa Chau, founder of Alpha Vert “For two days this month, the United Nations Headquarters in New York hosted the invite-only Cavendish Global Impact Forum. Among the panel discussions was how to identify innovations with the potential for…

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Denial Of Access To Maternal Care In Myanmar ‘Is A Human Rights Violation’

New York Times: The Waiting Game Nicole Sganga, contributor “…Myanmar confines many of the Rohingya Muslim minority to closed camps and largely denies them adequate medical care. … Being denied access to proper maternal care is a human rights violation that deserves notice — and redress. … If we’re going…

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Ensuring Care, Dignity For Women, Young Girls In S. Sudan Is Urgent

Inter Press Service: OP-ED: Violence Leaves Women, Girls, and Young People on the Edge in South Sudan Julitta Onabanjo, regional director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) East and Southern Africa Region “As with many conflicts and other humanitarian emergencies around the world, those who suffer the most are…

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Devex Covers 2014 World Health Assembly Meeting, Notes 3 Key Issues To Watch For

Devex: World Health Assembly 2014 — 3 things to look out for in Geneva Cécile Vernant, head of E.U. advocacy at Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung “This week, the World Health Assembly [WHA] in Geneva brings with it a packed agenda and a whole host of questions around a number of key…

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Empowerment Of Women Can Be ‘Global Game-Changer’

Inter Press Service: Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture It! Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, executive director of U.N. Women “…A billion women will enter the world economy in the next decade. With equal opportunities, their impact on our future prosperity will be a global game-changer. We can and must turn this picture to…

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European Parliament Needs Strong Development Committee To Deliver E.U. Policies

EurActiv: Sound development policies need a strong parliamentary committee Matt Foster, director of strategy and program effectiveness for Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) “…It is absolutely essential that the upcoming European Parliament elections on the 22-25th of May deliver a group of strong [members of the European Parliament (MEPs)] who, through…

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EGPAF Forges Ahead To Prevent Mother-To-Child HIV Transmission

Huffington Post: Reaching Our 20 Millionth Woman Chip Lyons, president and CEO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation “…For the past decade, our programs have expanded to better address the PMTCT cascade. Our work must continue around strengthening and integrating health systems and building local capacity so that every…

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