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Amanda Glassman, Global Health Policy This week, Dr. Seth Berkley was named Chief Executive Officer of the GAVI Alliance. Expectations are high as GAVI seeks to raise US$ 3.7 billion this year for childhood vaccination in poor countries. Here are some ideas and questions for...

Examiner.com Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Melinda Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation officially launched Saving Lives at Birth today during an event at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington DC. Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development...

Mary Robinson, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation It is also a day to reflect on what has not yet been delivered for women. Every day, 1500 women die while giving birth to a new life. Every year, over a quarter of a million women die from...

Yvonne Singh, Guardian.co.uk On Tuesday 8 March, the 100th anniversary of International women's day, more than a thousand activists will be attending a rally on Washington's Capitol Hill as part of a global round of celebratory activities, demanding a better future for some of the world's...

Emine Saner, Guardian.co.uk "Women have come a long way in the last 50 years. Much of this has been achieved despite, not because of, the attitude of powerful men," says Graca Machel, freedom fighter, education champion and tireless advocate for the rights of women and children....

Himanshi Dhawan They are the invisible driving force behind the India Shining story. Behind tall buildings, highways, swank city roads and government programmes, they sweat their way on. Yet, the 43.3 core workers in unorganized sector — of which women make up an overwhelming 95.9% —...

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