Leith Greenslade leads JustActions, a global campaign to mobilize action around ten initiatives with the power to accelerate progress to a more just world rapidly, sustainably and irreversibly. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
With World Breastfeeding Week starting today, it's time for all global and national health authorities to acknowledge the importance of breast milk for sick and vulnerable newborns. Leith Greenslade, chair of the Breastfeeding Innovations Team, provides insight from her work that explain why access to breast milk is critical to achieving the SDGs.
Tackling the estimated 2.8 million newborn deaths globally will require that health systems fire on all fronts: prevention, diagnosis and treatment, writes Leith Greenslade, vice chair of MDG Health Alliance, in this op-ed on World Prematurity Day.
Curbing the spread of diseases such as AIDS and malaria represents a major global development success. But emerging evidence shows such single-disease fascination is holding back progress in other areas. An exclusive commentary by FHI 360 CEO Patrick Fine and MDG Health Alliance Vice Chair Leith Greenslade.
Countries that have delivered the greatest gains for women are the star performers of the MDG era. The SDG era must overcome three forces that threaten to derail that progress, Leith Greenslade, vice chair of the MDG Health Alliance, writes in an opinion for #MDGMomentum.
As we finalize a new set of global sustainable development goals, it’s time to pursue inclusive growth that empowers women, writes Leith Greenslade, vice chair at the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals.