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The Launch of Women Deliver in India

New Delhi -- To mark the first anniversary and the achievements that have been made since the Women Deliver conference in October 2007, a group of activists, policy makers, and grant making organizations met in New Delhi on 13th November 2008 to strengthen local partnerships for addressing high maternal mortality in India. The meeting was coordinated by Rema Nanda, Convening Chair for the group.

The purpose of the meeting was twofold: First to explore a role for Women Deliver in India and, second, to begin a consultation with a broad range of stakeholders already working to improve maternal health in India.

Kofi Annan on the G-20 Summit

Reflecting on this past weekend's G-20 summit on the global economy, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said, "It would be incredibly short-sighted - as well as immoral - for wealthy countries to use this financial crisis to drop promises to help the poorest."

The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity

It is important to have a deep understanding of the cultural influences that impact the reproductive health choices people make.

Ghana’s First Lady Calls for New Partnerships

Ghana's First Lady Mrs. Theresa Kufuor called for the strengthening of partnerships aimed at funding and improving sexual and reproductive health programmes.

The Obama Administration: New Possibilities for Reproductive Health

Washington DC – President-Elect Obama will reverse US family-planning and AIDS-prevention strategies that have long linked global funding to anti-abortion and abstinence education, a public-health adviser said.

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