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Tobacco Tax: A Win-win Measure for Public Health

New WHO Global Tobacco Control Report calls attention to this underutilized, but important policy

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MCHIP and Partners Advance the Use of Antenatal Corticosteroids

Death from complications of pre-term birth is the leading cause of newborn mortality in the Philippines and worldwide. Many of these deaths can be prevented with an inexpensive medication called dexamethasone—a common antenatal corticosteroids.

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World No Tobacco Day 2014

On May 30, we and our partners are commemorating World No Tobacco Day. Nearly 6 million people die from tobacco-related illness each year – deaths that can be prevented with strong tobacco control policies like taxation.

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Join Our Call to Make Women Matter

Passionate women and girls are fighting to create a more positive future. From heads of state to midwives in remote villages, they are refusing to accept the status quo, refusing to keep quiet and refusing to accept inequality.

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Results Are In: Improved Health, Flat Bellies, & Nutritious Gardens

Roots of Health recently delivered Catapult's first 1-year reports for three projects, which show great progress on health, nutrition, and family planning in the Philippines.

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