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Addressing Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Neglected Component of Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health programming

by Rebecca Davidson, Global Lead – Health, Cuso International In honour of International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (February 6th) I am reminded of the words of […]

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Volunteers can make the difference between life and death: Red Cross health advisor

                            By Bernice Tiggelaar, Program Officer, Global Health Unit, Canadian Red Cross. “When disaster strikes it takes […]

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CanWaCH Conference session on fragile contexts

S. Johnson – Nov 2016 First, before I start into the remarks I have prepared, I want to make two points, based on the discussions we’ve had over the course […]

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Born On Time: Making prevention a priority

What’s the world’s leading cause of death in children under five? It might come as a surprise, but preterm birth – a birth that takes place more than three weeks […]

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Man Up: Men Step Up in Maternal and Child Health in Ethiopia

Just over five years ago, the Canadian government committed to improve the health of mothers and children at the G8 Summit in Huntsville. With support from that initiative, Amref Health […]