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Youth Are Key to Tackling Noncommunicable Diseases in Africa

April 2015: Datasheet Establishing healthy behaviors among young Africans could help stem a looming regional epidemic of noncommunicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and chronic respiratory conditions, according to this PRB policy brief and data sheet with comprehensive data appendix.

Senior Women Journalists Chosen for 'Women Deliver' Awards

March 2015: Article Three alumna of PRB's Women's Edition program and a fourth journalist who participates in PRB's study tours and trainings in Francophone West Africa are among 15 journalists being honored by Women Deliver for their excellent reporting on the health and rights of women and girls.

Gender Equality, Inside and Out: Gender Mainstreaming in International Development Organizations

March 2015: Report Initiating and successfully implementing an organization-wide process of gender mainstreaming is a significant and challenging undertaking. This paper is a resource to help those interested in gender mainstreaming learn what tools and resources are available to initiate, support, and sustain that process.

Rwanda's Success In Improving Maternal Health

February 2015: Article Rwanda today has been hailed as one of the few countries on a fast track to reducing child and maternal mortality--thus meeting two of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals in 2015.

Reproductive Health and Economic Well-Being in East Africa

February 2015: Report The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation's Population and Poverty Research Initiative, together with four European research councils, has sponsored research into how investments in women's and children's health contribute to economic development.

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: Health Providers Should Be Advocates For Change

February 2015: Report This paper will make a case for the critical role of health care providers in treating girls and women who have undergone FGM/C and in protecting others from this harmful tradition.

Women and Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in the United States

February 2015: Article Although FGM/C is most prevalent in sub-Saharan Africa, global migration patterns have increased the risk of FGM/C among women and girls living in developed countries, including the United States.

PRB’s Policy Communication Training in Demand in Egypt

January 2015: Article PRB held its well-known training workshop on policy communication at the Alexandria High Institute for Public Health, in Egypt, in October 2014.

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