Tag Archives: health

New WHO Report Says Uganda Maternal Mortality Rates Down, Still Work to Do

According to a recent report from the World Health Organization, maternal deaths in Uganda have been reducing at a rate…

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Measuring Empowerment: The Columbia SIPA Team’s Experience in Mexico and Benin

In March 2013, a Columbia School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) team of six split into two and embarked…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Hunger in 2013

How many hungry people are there in the world and is the number going down? What effect does hunger have…

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The 2013 Human Development Report: The Rise of the Global South

The 2013 Human Development Report, The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World was released on March…

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Gender and Development in the Hillary Time-Out: Advancing the Unfinished Agenda

by John Coonrod, PhD, Executive Vice President, February 28, 2013 It was sad to see TV pundits who I admire…

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An Investor’s Viewpoint: Leadership in Unlikely Places

Emma Isaacs, CEO and “Chief Chick” of Business Chicks, a national community for women in business, writes about her unforgettable…

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Top 10 Trends in Ending Hunger and Poverty During 2012

This year saw a continuation and expansion of many of the positive trends in last year’s list: civil society consultation,…

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The Washington Weekly – December 13, 2012

The Hunger Project’s Executive VP, John Coonrod, has moved from New York City to Washington, DC to strengthen THP’s seat…

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World Malaria Day

Today is World Malaria Day! Instituted in 2007 by the World Health Assembly to recognize the global effort to provide…

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UK Steps Up Development Conversations

Earlier this month, world leaders joined together at the London Summit on Family Planning – cosponsored by the Bill &…

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