Tag Archives: maternal health

What We're Reading

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Below is a sampling of reading material here at Science Speaks that you might find interesting. Let us know your thoughts! A study released this week found that the mining industry may be a driving force in the TB epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa.  From lead author Dr. David Stuckler of Oxford University: “It’s well known […]

Improving Maternal Health in Africa

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This post is by the Global Center’s Rabita Aziz. The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood joined with several other health and development organizations to host a panel discussion on maternal health in Africa on Capitol Hill today.  The forum was moderated by African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) board member and journalist Carol Jenkins. […]

Maternal Health and HIV/AIDS in CSIS Report

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This posting is by Rabita Aziz, Program Associate at the IDSA/HIVMA Global Center The new report by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Commission on Smart Global Health Policy  calls for the U.S. to double contributions to better maternal and child health, to $2 billion a year.  Such investments should be focused on […]

Reactions to the New CSIS Report on "Smart Global Health Policy"

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The Center for Strategic and International Studies yesterday unveiled  a new “must-read” report for global health advocates, “Smart Global Health Policy.” While a panel at the Congressionally-chartered Institute of Medicine, made up primarily of scientists, issued recommendations on US global health policy last year, the CSIS panel is the first to involve high-level business leaders […]