Reproductive Rights: Still a Battleground

Shadia Elshiwy leads the charge for reproductive rights and access to reproductive services; she says, "If you want a woman to exercise her right to decide the size of the family she wants, provide her with peace, security, access to health, and keep the children she decides to have alive." Shadia joins Leana Wen (former President …

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Health Chat

Health Chat is a live call-in program that addresses health issues of interest to Africa. The show puts listeners directly in touch with guest medical professionals. It includes a weekly feature spot, health news and comments from listeners on health issues. The program is hosted by veteran health reporter Linord Moudou. Read Full Article >

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Finishing the Unfinished Revolution

WHY EXPERTS SAY CULTURAL BIASES ARE THE BIGGEST THREAT TO THE FUTURE OF WOMEN’S HEALTH. Gains in women’s health in the past few decades have been extraordinary: maternal and child mortality rates have plummeted; access to family planning has increased; and clinical research includes women–and their special health concerns–in larger and larger numbers. But there’s …

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Finishing the Unfinished Revolution

WHY EXPERTS SAY CULTURAL BIASES ARE THE BIGGEST THREAT TO THE FUTURE OF WOMEN’S HEALTH. Gains in women’s health in the past few decades have been extraordinary: maternal and child mortality rates have plummeted; access to family planning has increased; and clinical research includes women–and their special health concerns–in larger and larger numbers. But there’s …

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