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Improving Nutrition and Food Security Through Family Planning

The goal of the ENGAGE Presentation, "Improving Nutrition and Food Security Through Family Planning," is to raise awareness and understanding among decisionmakers about how family planning can help improve key measures of nutrition for mothers, infants, and children, as well as improve food security on a broader scale.

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What Is Women's Empowerment?

Charlotte Feldman-Jacobs, associate vice president of International Programs and program director of Gender, explains the meaning of women's empowerment and why it matters for global development.

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Nutrition on the Rise: Raising Kenya's Future

During the first week of August, the Population Reference Bureau joins the international community in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. In Kenya, breastfeeding has dramatically improved over the last decade, from 13 percent to almost two-thirds of infants under 6 months exclusively breastfeeding as recommended by the World Health Organization. Unfortunately, each year, more than 70,000 children still die in Kenya before their fifth birthday. Malnutrition contributes to nearly half of these deaths. See the story, the consequences, the challenges, and the solutions to alleviating this crisis in the new multimedia presentation, "Nutrition on the Rise: Raising Kenya's Future."

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Vaccination and Vaccine Preventable Childhood Diseases

This webinar explored trends in vaccination and vaccine-preventable childhood disease globally, in the United States, and in California, and the policy implications of these trends.

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Ghana on the Rise: Investing in Population and Development

The goal of "Ghana on the Rise: Investing in Population and Development" is to reposition family planning as a national priority for improving health and well-being, and achieving Ghana’s development goals.

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Extreme Poverty and Health in the United States

Studies show that a growing number of U.S. families have incomes so low that the difficulties of their living situations may be masked by thinking of the poor as a homogeneous group. This webinar addressed issues such as how these families subsist, what public assistance they receive, and what their health challenges are.

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Malnutrition: Nigeria's Silent Crisis

Each year about 1 million Nigerian children die before their fifth birthday. Malnutrition contributes to nearly half of these deaths. This multimedia presentation, "Malnutrition: Nigeria's Silent Crisis," describes the situation, the costs and consequences, and solutions to alleviating this crisis. It is designed as a tool to raise awareness and mobilize commitment and resources among Nigeria’s policymakers and leaders, and among global partners.

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Connecting Paths: Integrating Reproductive Health and HIV Services in Kenya

"Connecting Paths: Integrating Reproductive Health and HIV Services in Kenya" is an ENGAGE multimedia presentation that highlights the linkages between reproductive health and HIV services as priorities for improving the health and well-being of Kenyans and achieving Kenya’s development goals.

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U.S. Marriage, Divorce, Childbearing Trends Bring New Risks for Parents, Children

Demographers Robert Moffitt, Andrew Cherlin, Lisa Berkman, and H. Elizabeth Peters brief members of Congress on recent trends in marriage, divorce, and childbearing and the implications for health and well-being.

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