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Report Explores States’ Role in Treating Substance Abuse

The report found that more than 21 million Americans aged 12 and older had a substance abuse disorder in 2013, with only 18 percent of them receiving treatment. Read More
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Health and Housing Task Force to Address Issue of Aging Population

The task force will underscore the synergies between health care and housing to foster improved health outcomes, cost savings, and enhanced quality of life for America’s aging population. Read More
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Assessing Abortion in India

Over the past decade, key policy developments have contributed to improved availability, accessibility, and safety of induced abortion services in India, according to a report from the Guttmacher Institute. Read More
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Improving Maternal Health in Northern Nigeria

A policy brief from Health Partners International summarizes results of a program to reduce barriers to accessing emergency obstetrical care services in Northern Nigeria. Read More
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An Evaluation of Treatment for Pre-eclampsia and Eclampsia in Nigeria

This evaluation examines the efforts to expand the use of magnesium sulfate for treatment of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia in Nigeria. Read More
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An Evaluation of Maternal Health Grantmaking in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Nigeria

An evaluation of four community-based models aiming to scale up access to misoprostol, a drug used to prevent postpartum hemorrhage. Read More
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Analyzing Maternal Mortality Across India

A network of civil society organizations in India have released an analysis of 124 maternal deaths from across the country in an effort to elucidate the circumstances under which women die in pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum. Read More