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Gender Parity = Better Health

Gender Parity = Better Health

In Mozambique, an adolescent searches for a way out of the isolation of young pregnancy. In Guinea, a mother, abandoned by her family, looks to her community for help. In Nepal, a woman subjected to brutal beatings by her husband seeks relief through the support of a trained community health volunteer. Gender inequality can put

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Technical Focus in Family Planning

Reaching Each Rung of the Health Care Ladder We work to ensure access to—and use of—high-quality, safe and effective voluntary family planning. We work with individuals and communities to explain the variety of contraceptives and how they work, while addressing beliefs and behaviors around their availability and use. We support facilities and providers in efficiently

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Health Workforce

Young midwife in uniform.

Building Local Capacity to Meet Local Needs Worldwide health priorities, such as ending the HIV epidemic and reducing maternal and newborn deaths and deaths from malaria, require not only hiring more health workers, but also training them to meet their country’s health needs. In 2017, we educated more than 275,200 health care workers—creating a lifeline

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