Organized by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and CORE Group  Lives in the Balance: A COVID-19 Summit July 1-2, 2020 RSVP (link to follow) We are excited to announce that The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) and CORE Group are co-hosting Lives in the Balance: A COVID-19 Summit for the Health and Well-Being of Women,…

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Organized by Advocates for Youth, amfAR, the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), The National LGTBQ Task Force, and URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity Decriminalizing Bodies, Liberating Communities The 2020 Intern Summer Series on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice June 25-August 6, 2020 RSVP Welcome to Decriminalizing Bodies, Liberating Communities:…

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Organized by Global Health Council, Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, CARE International, and International Center for Research on Women Health as a Catalyst for Women’s Equality: An Agenda for Action June 16, 2020 RSVP Friends of the Global Fight Against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Friends), CARE International, Global Health Council (GHC),…

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Organized by Center for Global Development Safeguarding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic June 3, 2020 RSVP Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens access to sexual and reproductive health, including contraceptive services, for women and girls who are disproportionately affected by the crisis in a myriad of ways. Alongside broader health…

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This guest post was written by GHC Member International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM). IPM is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing new HIV prevention technologies for women and making them available in developing countries where the epidemic has hit hardest. IPM collaborates with a global network of public, private, philanthropic, academic and civil society partners…

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This blog post was written by Lanice Williams, Policy Associate, Global Health Council.  Have you ever imagined not having access to a toilet or running water during your period? Or not having access to sanitary menstrual items? Or how to deal with the feelings of shame, embarrassment, or isolation due to your period? These are situations…

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This guest post was written by Ashley Arabasadi, Campaign Manager of No More Epidemics, an international campaign to promote prevention, preparedness, and response to infectious diseases outbreaks. It was originally published on Women Deliver’s website. Throughout global societies, women’s roles place them at the epicenter of risk from disease outbreaks and epidemics. This is true…

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This guest post was written by Catharine Taylor, Vice President, Health Programs Group, Management Sciences for Health. The evidence is clear: to achieve progress in the world, now is the time to prioritize and invest in women and girls. As key drivers of sustainable development, when women are empowered to fully participate in society, everyone…

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This guest post was written by Dr. Adnan A. Hyder of Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and originally appeared on the university website. Dr. Adnan A. Hyder was one of the keynote speakers at the 7th International Womens Leaders Summit presented by New World Concepts in Karachi, Pakistan. He is Professor and Associate Chair, Department…

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Receiving a cancer diagnosis is a life-altering experience that can be summed up in one word — fear. Irrespective of an individual’s geographic location, socioeconomic status, gender, education, religion, or ethnicity, cancer provokes this universal response. Today cancer remains one of the most frightening diagnoses for a patient. This is primarily because even with all…

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