One year after the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed upon, I am optimistic about the potential to reach many of the health targets, including the goal to end preventable deaths of mothers and children. My optimism is fueled by the commitment of country leaders around the world to “finish the job” and the many […]
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Family Planning for the World’s Youth Promotes Peace, Health and Prosperity
With close to 600 million girls growing up in developing countries, achieving global prosperity starts with educating and empowering these young women so they can be healthy, productive members of their communities and become agents of change. This year’s World Population Day encourages us to “Invest in Teenage Girls.” Voluntary family planning is one tool […]
More Community Health Workers Needed for a Healthier World
Community health workers are vital in the effort to achieve global goals and help women and children survive, thrive and transform for the better the communities in which they live.