2019 In Review: Historic Global Commitments to Protect Health Progress

By Kate Dodson on December 19, 2019

2019 was a complex yet rich year for global efforts to advance the health of people everywhere. The fight against …

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Girls and Women Still Aren’t Equal Anywhere: 2020 Needs to Be Different

By Michelle Milford Morse and Geeta Rao Gupta on December 19, 2019

In January 2019, five million women in India formed a 385-mile-long human protest, ensuring the year started with demands for …

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How 2020 Can Be A Springboard Year for the Sustainable Development Goals

By Kaysie Brown on December 19, 2019

2019 marked a milestone year in the ambitious global effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Four years after …

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2019 in Review: The Year the World Began to Wake up to the Climate Emergency

By Pete Ogden and Chandler Green on December 19, 2019

“Climate emergency” is the 2019 word of the year, according to the Oxford English dictionary —  and rightfully so. Over …

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Reaching the Last Mile to Create Health for All

By Kate Dodson on November 22, 2019

“Polio, guinea worm and malaria are all symptoms of a deeper sickness. Which is why ultimately, our fight is not …

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5 Things to Know About Greta Thunberg’s Climate Lawsuit

By Grace Anderson on November 21, 2019

Editor’s note: This post was updated December 1st, 2019. As the world celebrates the 30th anniversary of the United Nations …

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3 Things to Know Nairobi Summit ICPD25

By Seema Jalan on November 20, 2019

How much can change in a generation? Nearly ten thousand advocates for health and rights asked this question when they …

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From The Ground Up: A Nebraska Farmer Talks Food and Climate

By MJ Altman on November 8, 2019

      I turn 40 in November, so a lot of things have changed over my lifetime. We just …

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6 Reasons Why the Paris Agreement is Good for Economies

By Chandler Green on November 4, 2019

Communities everywhere continue to experience record-breaking climate impacts — from deadly wildfires to devastating storms. These effects will only worsen …

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