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New Ways of Quickly Diagnosing Children Most At Risk for Pneumonia

On this World Pneumonia Day, I am proud to announce new grants to ten scientists working on nine projects in seven countries to test out-of-the-box ideas to improve pneumonia detection.

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Healthy Mothers Create Healthy Societies - and a Safer World

Of the one billion people who live on less than $2 a day, a majority of them are women and girls. In less developed countries, women and girls tend to be the most marginalized: Girls are less likely than boys to attend school. Many women routinely face violence and sexual attacks. And when it comes time to have kids, childbirth can mean life or death for many of these women.

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The Uneven Politics of Development

The MDGs constitute an important framework that emphasizes things like maternal health, gender equality and universal education as imperative to development. In other words, they highlight the link between people and development, and the importance of maintaining a focus that is not solely on the economic.

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How A School Uniform Can Increase the Use of Family Planning

Maria was most likely unaware of most family planning techniques; but more importantly, she was unaware that they were even an option. An investment in her education would have had reverberating impact.

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World Contraception Day: Emergency Contraception in the Caribbean

Reviewing the compelling needs for access to emergency contraception (EC) in the Caribbean, this post also dispells many myths about EC held throughout the region.

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