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India’s Next Public Health Victory

If a stranger knocked on your door and offered you a pill, the likelihood of you taking it would be slim to none. In India, this is a common occurrence.

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India’s Next Public Health Victory

If a stranger knocked on your door and offered you a pill, the likelihood of you taking it would be slim to none. In India, this is a common occurrence.

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Herding mosquitos, peanut butter antibiotics, and LEDs that guess your age – just a few of the great ideas funded in Grand Challenges Explorations Round 14

After seven years and 14 rounds of Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE), you might think we’re finding the world to be out of big, bold ideas. But the challenge of “One great idea, $100,000 to prove it” continues to strike a chord with innovators around the world. This round, we received over 1,800 applications from 109 countries presenting creative solutions to the six challenges we posed. We are pleased to announce 52 awards to researchers in 19 countries.

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Ugandan Advocate Calls on UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

It’s quite remarkable how Citizens’ Hearings have recently taken place in almost 30 countries, ensuring people’s voices are heard, and showing governments that citizens do want to participate, and should be at the centre of accountability processes.

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Women and Health: The key to sustainable development

The Commission on Women and Health’s report clearly articulates that when women are valued, counted and compensated, and governments are accountable to them, they are better positioned to make significant contributions to the wellbeing of families, communities and nations and, ultimately, to sustainable development.

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What Does It Mean to Be an FP2020 Commitment Maker

Marie Stopes International is pledging to double its FP2020 and urges the global community to follow through on its promise to allow 120 million additional women to access contraceptives by 2020.

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