The Family Planning 2020 partnership has admitted it cannot meet its goals in an update at the International Conference on Family Planning in Rwanda.
While neglected tropical diseases are often portrayed as simple problems with easy solutions, the reality is far more complex. Research from a systems change fellow at the END Fund reflects that.
Northeast Nigeria is one of the riskiest places in the world to give birth — but young women are battling the odds to provide desperately needed maternal health care.
The financing facility for women's and children's health met just half of its fundraising target at a replenishment conference Tuesday.
Philip Setel, director of civil registration and vital statistics at Data for Health’s implementing partner Vital Strategies, discusses the future of the initiative — and what may be left up in the air.
A new report on gender equality shows a sort of "sea change" in the health sector. Twenty-five organizations have introduced new policies or assessed old ones to address gender gaps. But more organizations still need to step up.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, together with development institutions UNICEF and the Agence Française de Développement, made new commitments to sanitation.
Four leading women in global health detail an agenda for gender transformative leadership.
Frontline health workers fighting the Ebola virus in DRC could be protected from the virus for longer, a study on a number of vaccines shows.
Two Dalberg experts distill their best advice for tech companies looking to engage in the global health space.
The Bay Area Global Health Alliance will bring together a network of organizations across a range of sectors, including nonprofits and universities, to strengthen their global health impact.
Dr. David Nabarro sat down with Devex following his World Food Prize win to discuss how conflict has an adverse impact on child nutrition and the troubling rise in obesity as a form of malnutrition.
Moz Siddiqui, manager of strategic innovation and partnerships at Gavi, discusses how the vaccine alliance works with technology companies in the Bay Area and beyond to improve vaccine delivery.
Lawrence Haddad sat down with Devex to talk about why nutrition is a diplomacy and defense issue, and how he’s going to use his platform as a laureate to promote the global nutrition agenda.
Monique Vledder, practice manager at the Global Financing Facility, shared that GFF is looking for joint investment opportunities to help low-income women and children.
In Bangladesh, a leading public health institution is leveraging its international expertise in infectious diseases to tackle new challenges.
There needs to be a renewed focus on digital health efforts, generic drugs, and prevention as a central tenet of care in sub-Saharan Africa, writes Nick Manuelpillai, Joep Lange Institute medical adviser.
The annual regional meeting of WHO's Western Pacific office concluded with a new regional director, several new regional frameworks and actions plans, and a reminder that the region still has much to do to improve health systems and eliminate deadly diseases.