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PEPFAR Should ‘Become A Leader In Transparency’

Lancet Global Health: Governance and transparency at PEPFAR Matthew Kavanagh of the University of Pennsylvania and Health GAP and Brook Baker of Northeastern University School of Law and Health GAP “The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has been one of the most effective foreign aid programs in…

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U.S. Can Help End Rape By Passing International Violence Against Women Act

New York Times: How Brave Girls Helped Crack a Taboo Nicholas Kristof, New York Times columnist “…Rapes happen partly because women and girls are devalued and blamed. … Yet there is hope. Rape thrives when it is a taboo — considered too indelicate to discuss. Now more and more women…

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Canada Can Help Save A Generation Of Syrian Children

Huffington Post Canada: An Investment Today Could Save a Generation of Syrian Children David Morley, president and CEO of UNICEF Canada; Patricia Erb, president and CEO of Save the Children Canada; and Dave Toycen, president of World Vision Canada “Can the Government of Canada champion the children of Syria and…

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Nations Must Employ Multiple Tactics To Eliminate Polio By 2018

New York Times: Eradicating Polio Everywhere “It has been three years since the last new case of polio was reported in India. The country can now be declared polio-free. India’s victory is an important milestone in the global effort to eliminate polio. … But the viral disease remains a threat.…

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NTD Treatment, Prevention Will Accelerate Global Poverty Reduction

The Guardian: NTDs: treatment could lift one in six people out of poverty Neeraj Mistry, managing director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases “A global effort is now underway to make sure that access to medicine and other interventions will be possible for the one in six people…

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PEPFAR Pledges Support For ‘Saving Mothers, Giving Life’

Huffington Post: Saving Mothers, Giving Life: New Year, New Results for Maternal Health Deborah von Zinkernagel, acting U.S global AIDS coordinator, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator “…A newly published study in the Lancet estimates that a quarter of all deaths among pregnant and postpartum women in sub-Saharan Africa…

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Celebrating $12B Pledge, Global Fund Looks Ahead With ‘Collective Resolution’

Huffington Post: Reason to Celebrate in the New Year: $12 Billion to Fight AIDS, TB & Malaria Deborah Derrick, president of Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria The Global Fund’s replenishment conference in December raised $12 billion, “the largest amount ever committed to fight the three…

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Sexual, Reproductive Rights Should Be Included In Post-2015 Development Agenda Discussions

Huffington Post: Another New Year — And One More Chance to Choose the World We Want Mariela Castro Espín, Cuban member of parliament, president of CENESEX, and a member of the U.N. High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) “…Throughout 2014, in a series of…

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South Sudan Offers ‘Unique And Exceptional Role For Principled American Leadership’

Washington Post: How Obama is losing South Sudan Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), a leading congressional expert on Sudan who has traveled to the region six times since 1989 “…With South Sudan racked by violence that has displaced thousands and prompted rumors of mass graves, many people who have spent years…

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Despite Country’s Relaxed Family Planning Policy, Many Chinese Say They Will Not Have More Than One Child

Washington Post: Chinese parents can now have more than one child. Why many say they won’t. Lauren Sandler, author of “One and Only: The Freedom of Having an Only Child, and the Joy of Being One” “…Until recently, having another child was only hypothetical to most Chinese parents. … Permitting…

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