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Terra Incognita: Exploring the World of Stem Cell Research

Because of its immense implications, the debate over stem cell research has become more heated and nuanced with recent scientific advances. With the passage—and veto—of federal and state legislation regarding this research, a variety ...

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Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Improve Young People's Reproductive Health in Mexico and India

MacArthur has made 11 grants totaling more than $1.9 million to organizations working to reduce maternal mortality and improve young people's access to information and services. Read More

Judith F. Helzner Named Director of The Population and Reproductive Health Program

Helzner will be responsible for providing oversight of the area's grantmaking, including grants to international organizations in the population field and serving as advisor to staff members in the Foundation's international offices. Read More

Grants to Support Efforts to Reduce Maternal Mortality

MacArthur has made grants totaling more than $1.3 million to five organizations in Mexico working to reduce maternal mortality and improve young people's reproductive and sexual health and rights in Mexico. Read More

Supporting Improved Access to Mental Health Care

MacArthur has announced two grants totaling nearly $5.5 million in support of efforts to improve access to effective mental health services. Read More

MacArthur Provides $2 Million to Improve Reproductive Health and Rights Of Women and Adolescents

MacArthur has announced four grants totaling nearly $2 million in support of international policy work related to its population and reproductive health priorities. Read More

MacArthur Awards Grant Of $4.8 Million For Research On Socioeconomic Status And Health

MacArthur's award to the University of California at San Francisco will be used over the course of four years to identify pathways by which socioeconomic factors "get under the skin" to influence health. Read More

Remarks by Carmen Barroso on Women's Rights and Population Policies at the Global Health Council Annual Conference, Washington, DC

MacArthur Director of Population & Reproductive Health Carmen Barroso discusses the synergy between human rights, especially women's rights, and population concerns. Read More

Research Network on Mandated Community Treatment

The Network on Mandated Community Treatment seeks to create a scientifically sound evidence base for developing effective policy and practice on whether, and how, to require certain people with mental disorders to adhere to treatment in ...

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Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care

The Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care seeks to identify scientifically validated mental health treatments for children and adolescents, make them practical for use in clinical settings, and develop strategies to encourage and facilitate their ...

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