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Improving Population Health, Including Sexual, Reproductive Health, Critical For Economic Growth

Huffington Post: Focus on the Finances of Sexual Health Tewodros Melesse, director general of the International Planned Parenthood Federation “…For the first time last year [Davos] organizers started to elevate their conversations to include health. They realized that to improve the health of the economy they would need to improve…

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Redouble Efforts To Reach MDGs In Final Year To ‘Make Good On Our Promise’

Huffington Post: Let’s Build on Our Success Jasmine Whitbread, chief executive of Save the Children International “…The MDGs stand out as one of the resonant and unifying political agreements ever achieved. There are 90 million people living today whose lives would have otherwise been cut short. We’ve proven we can…

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Nutrition Must Be Top Priority In Global Development Agenda

The Hill: Africa’s future depends on improved nutrition Strive Masiyiwa, chair and founder of Econet Wireless “More than two billion people still suffer from poor nutrition. That’s the central finding of the new Global Nutrition Report, a first-of-its-kind evaluation of food security in 193 countries produced by the International Food…

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Many Women Worldwide Prefer Contraception Use Over Natural Family Planning

The Guardian: Why I agree with the Pope on family planning — up to a point Faustina Fynn Nyame, country director of Marie Stopes Kenya “…[I]n a lot of ways Pope Francis and I are in complete agreement. We both want to see happy children raised in happy homes: children…

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True Sustainable Development Impossible Without Improving Women’s Sexual, Reproductive Health, Rights

The Guardian: Sustainable development is only possible if women’s health is prioritized Ann M. Starrs, president and chief executive of the Guttmacher Institute “…In the months ahead, government negotiators and civil society will grapple with many competing priorities as they try to reach a consensus on a new global development…

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2015 Development Summits Aim To Eradicate Extreme Poverty, Address Inequality, Climate Stability

The Guardian: This year’s development summits have many mountains to climb Kevin Watkins, director of the Overseas Development Institute “Welcome to the mother of all years for summits on international development. … The central goal of the summits is to chart a course towards the eradication of extreme poverty, more…

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Bureaucratic Delays Keep India’s Vulnerable From Receiving Life-Saving TB Treatment

Wall Street Journal: Inside India: The Deadly Effects of Red Tape Getta Anand, senior writer for the Wall Street Journal based in Mumbai “Red tape and over-regulation can kill. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi fights to loosen bureaucrats’ stifling grip on the economy, he also needs to ease Indians’ access…

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Obama Administration, Congress Should Allow U.S. Foreign Aid To Support Some Abortion Care

The Hill: President Obama: Ensure U.S. foreign assistance supports safe abortion care Aram Schvey, senior policy counsel and manager of projects and operations at the Center for Reproductive Rights “…President Obama, like so many presidents before him, refuses to allow any U.S. foreign assistance to support safe abortion care for…

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West Africa Needs ‘Capacity To Safely Deliver Excellent Supportive Care’ To End Ebola, Strengthen Health Systems

Washington Post: The secret to curing West Africa from Ebola is no secret at all Paul Farmer, the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University and co-founder of Partners In Health “…Getting to zero new [Ebola] infections is the overarching goal of what is now the world’s largest public-health undertaking. But…

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Investment In TB, Malaria, HIV Treatment And Prevention, Health Systems Saves Lives

The Guardian: Ebola kills far fewer than AIDS, TB, and malaria. What should we prioritize? Bjorn Lomborg, director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School “…It may sound cold-hearted to set health priorities based on cost-effectiveness, but it’s actually the best way to do the…

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