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The Obama Budget and Global Maternal and Reproductive Health

There’s good news in the recent budget request from the White House for those interested in global maternal and reproductive health issues. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Policy Tracker, … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women’s silent killer – rights missing from sexual and reproductive health policies worldwide

Amnesty International recently put out a press release with findings from their own experiences and research that show that the true leading cause of women’s death isn’t the lack of … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Merck donates half a million dollars to combat maternal mortality in Haiti

Merck is pleased to announce a grant of $500,000 to the Centre de coopération internationale en santé et développement (Center for International Cooperation in Health and Development or CCISD) based … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

European Union gives Liberia 42 million euros to cut maternal mortality

EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs, announced a new €42 million programme for the significant reduction of maternal mortality during today’s meeting with Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia and … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

PEPFAR Takes Contraception Off the Table

The recently released Fiscal Year 2013 Country Operational Plan (COP) Guidance  states in no uncertain terms that “PEPFAR funds may not be used to purchase family planning commodities” (page 52).  As they … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Catapult.org Launches First Crowdfunding Site Focused on Equality for Girls and Women

October 11, 2012 – Today, on International Day of the Girl Child, global advocacy organization Women Deliver launched Catapult, the first online funding platform dedicated to advancing the lives of … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

$20 Billion for Women’s and Children’s Health

SEPTEMBER 2012 – The Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health has received about $20 billion in new money, according to a new report from The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment