When it comes to making sure taxpayer-funded AIDS programs are comprehensive and designed to deliver the most effective interventions for people in need, the Obama administration’s track record has not been good.
Obstetric fistula is a source of shame, stigma, and despair for millions of women. But US politics will inevitably play a role in whether it can be effectively addressed.
It’s been said that in an unequal world, women are the most unequal among equals. Obstetric fistula is a living example of this statement.
The opening plenary, Global progress on maternal health: the numbers and their implications, of the Global Maternal Health Conference 2010 in Delhi focused on global progress on maternal health and explored recent maternal mortality estimates.
In his proposed Fiscal Year 2011 budget, President Obama increases funding for teen pregnancy prevention and international reproductive health, but neglects abortion rights.
Dr. Paul Farmer is being considered to head a newly overhauled foreign assistance program, according to sources.