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President Obama: Do the Right Thing on HIV Prevention

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.

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Addressing Obstetric Fistula: Towards a Just and Healthy Life for All

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.

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Eliminating Obstetric Fistula: A Comprehensive Approach to a Long-Ignored Problem

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.

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Global Progress on Maternal Health: The Numbers and their Implications

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.

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The President’s Budget: A Mixed Bag for Women’s Health

In his proposed Fiscal Year 2011 budget, President Obama increases funding for teen pregnancy prevention and international reproductive health, but neglects abortion rights.

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“Game-Changing Pick” Under Consideration to Head New Foreign Assistance Effort

Dr. Paul Farmer is being considered to head a newly overhauled foreign assistance program, according to sources.

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