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The Future of Health Financing

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Stand Up For Human Rights by Fighting Fistula

Obstetric fistula is an important example on Human Rights Day because it is an underrepresented and often unheard of condition that affects a population that is also underrepresented and unheard: impoverished women.

Can Uttar Pradesh Improve Its Health Care Indicators with mSakhi?

In a state with one of the poorest health indicators, there’s an app that might help if the government invests more in it.

Meet the Health Workers Who Are Leading Us to an AIDS-Free Generation

These are the people and ideas we’ve got our eyes on this World AIDS Day.

In Juba, Women Are on the Front Lines Fighting HIV—and the Stigma Still Attached to It

HIV peer group leaders and members dedicate their time and energy so children, women, and families around the world can get the HIV care they need.

Young People in West Africa Are Leading Their Own Movement for Family Planning

They're role models, advocates, and watchdogs. And they're making their expectations clear.

mSakhi Reaches Moms and Babies in India's Remotest Villages

We're teaming up with CaringCrowd to bring lifesaving care to hard-to-reach families through a mobile app for frontline health workers.

Vasectomy as an Integral Option for Family Planning in Kenya

Kenya is taking steps to address its health workforce shortage and the gender imbalance in contraceptive availability and use.

Micronutrients Could Have Macro Effects for Health and Nutrition in Tajikistan

A major new undertaking could help solve serious nutrient deficiencies in the country.

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