Celebrating International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

May 23 marks the first-ever International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. And this year is also the 10th anniversary of the Campaign to End Fistula, a collaborative initiative launched by UNFPA and partners to prevent fistula and restore the health and dignity of the millions of women and girls affected by this devastating but preventable condition. In December 2012, 167 countries from around the world co-sponsored a biannual resolution at the United Nations General Assembly that called on all … [Read more...]

HHS – A Year of Saving Lives Through Smart Investments

  A Year of Saving Lives Through Smart Investments        From the day it was first announced nearly eight years ago until today, the story of PEPFAR -- the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief -- has been one that demonstrates the generosity of the American people in the fight against AIDS. The year 2010 provided many reasons for hope about the future of the global fight, and the commitment of the American people was central to virtually all of the year's breakthroughs. During the … [Read more...]

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