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Women's and Children's Health: A New Global Investment Framework

An additional investment of $30 billion per year in countries with high maternal and child mortality rates could prevent approximately 5 million maternal deaths and 147 million child deaths by 2035, according to a study by ... Read More
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Insuring the Uninsured: Evaluating the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

The brief evaluates the Office of Oregon Health Policy and Research’s Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, which expanded Medicaid coverage to a limited number of individuals selected by a lottery. Read More
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Assessing the Impact of Maternal Deaths in Kenya

A woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth every two hours in Kenya, according to a new report from MacArthur grantees Family Care International and the International Center for Research on Women, and the KEMRI-CDC Research and ... Read More

"Shine Lecturer Sidney Wolfe: FDA’s Drug Review Process is Broken"

Boston University School of Public Health
Sidney M. Wolfe , 1990 MacArthur Fellow
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State, Local Government Spending on Health Care Grew Faster Than National Rate in 2012

Total U.S. health care spending grew slowly in 2012, rising about four percent, but the story for state and local governments was dramatically different, according to an analysis from the State Health Care Spending Project Read More
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Identifying the Connections Between Infant and Maternal Health

Adopting a continuum of care approach to maternal and newborn health can significantly improve their health outcomes, according to a study by Family Care International Read More