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What gravestones can tell us about global men’s health

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Mexico SimSmoke: how changes in tobacco control policies would impact smoking prevalence and…

10.1080/17441692.2015.1123749<br/>Nancy L.

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The US Supreme Court and the Future of Reproductive Health

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The International Decision Support Initiative Is Scaling Up—That Means Better Decisions and…

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How to Stop Epidemics: Spend Billions to Save Trillions

Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In HealthCo-founder Dr. Paul Farmer speaks with a clinician at Maforki Ebola Treatment Unit in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, where a year ago, 10,000 people in the country had been infected with the disease. Global health has occupied the news this year.


What gravestones can tell us about global men’s health

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PEPFAR releases technical considerations for country, regional HIV responses

Categories: UncategorizedWith a focus on both scaled up goals and limited funding, PEPFAR released its Technical Considerations for COP/ROP 2016 this week, outlining strategies necessary to provide access to testing and effective treatment to more people immediately, while maintaining efforts to confront tuberculosis and deliver other essential prevention and health services. Changes to the document reflect […](Read more…)


Zika: Women told to delay pregnancy, but lack reproductive rights to heed call

In response to the recent outbreak of the Zika virus throughout Latin America, health officials in El Salvador have urged women not to get pregnant until 2018 in an effort to combat an increase in a birth defect known as microcephaly, which is suspected to be caused by the mosquito-borne illness. “We’d like to suggest


The impact of a conditional cash transfer program on the utilization of non-targeted services:…

Publication date: March 2016 Source:Social Science &amp; Medicine, Volume 152 Author(s): Nopphol Witvorapong, Abo Ismael Foshanji While existing research suggests that health-related conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs have positive impacts on the utilization of CCT-targeted health services, little is known as to whether they also influence the utilization of non-targeted health services—defined as general health services for which program participants are not financially motivated.


Mexico SimSmoke: how changes in tobacco control policies would impact smoking prevalence and…

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10.1080/17441692.2015.1123749<br/>Nancy L.


Zika Virus Causing Brazilians To Reevaluate Abortion Laws; Latin American Women Weigh Options…

New York Times: Surge of Zika Virus Has Brazilians Re-examining Strict Abortion Laws “The surging medical reports of babies being born with unusually small heads during the Zika epidemic in Brazil are igniting a fierce debate over the country’s abortion laws, which make the procedure illegal under most circumstances…” (Romero, 2/3). Washington Post: Why Zika…More


Effects of Public Hospital Reform on Inpatient Expenditures in Rural China

Abstract Public hospital reform is one priority area in the healthcare system reform that China launched in 2009.


Shaping the discourse: What has the food industry been lobbying for in the Trans Pacific…

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Sharing knowledge is power: Uganda and Vietnam come together to improve immunization supply…

Editor’s note: Recently, PATH led a study tour of Vietnam’s immunization supply chain that included officials from Uganda and Vietnam so both groups could exchange insights—and discover what’s possible. Guest contributor Dr. Henry Luzze, deputy program manager of Uganda National Expanded Programme on Immunization (UNEPI), shares his experience with us. Every fifth child still lacks […] ; ; ; ;Related StoriesFriday Think: can companies make money and do good?7 photos that show how the CDC makes the world a healthier placeLifesaving cancer care: real tools for women who urgently need them ;


Comparing the politics of the leading U.S. presidential candidates

That is according to politicalcompus.org. The scale is global, for those who think it looks too extreme. What is interesting is the fact that Clinton’s position in 2016 is about the same as where Bush is located in the 2004 electoral chart.


Daily Beast Examines Politics Surrounding Helms Amendment Interpretations For Women Raped In…

Daily Beast: Where Do Refugee Women Turn for Abortions? “…[T]here’s an abortion law that has largely been left off the campaign trail and quietly ignored by the Obama administration. It’s a law that, as it is currently being interpreted, refuses abortion funding to refugees who have been raped. But the Helms Amendment … doesn’t actually…More


Zika Virus Outbreak Highlights Women’s Reproductive Health Challenges In Latin America; U.S….

USA TODAY: Zika highlights lack of access to contraception, abortion in Latin America “The Zika outbreak spreading throughout Latin American and the Caribbean is shedding light on what women’s health advocates call an equally important public health crisis: the lack of contraception and basic maternity care in much of the region. … Latin America and…More


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