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Sustaining Health and the Environment in Lake Victoria Basin

Research shows that a project that integrated population, health, and environment initiatives achieved promising results the individual, community, and structural levels in Lake Victoria Basin. Read More
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Incarceration and the Mentally Ill

A report by Policy Research Associates examines factors contributing to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and approaches to reform. 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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Mental Health and the Role of the States

A report by the State Health Care Spending Project, a joint initiative of MacArthur and The Pew Charitable Trusts, seeks to better explain the country’s mental health challenges and, in particular, the states’ role in ... Read More
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Healthcare Reforms Open Door to Housing Collaborations

Center for Housing Policy research identifies the opportunities and describes promising programs and developments in different parts of the country that have developed since the Affordable Care Act took effect. Read More
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Climate Change Could Exacerbate Allergies, Asthma

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council finds that a warming climate could favor the formation of more ozone smog and production of allergenic pollen, a concern for allergy sufferers and asthmatics. Read More
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Assessing Economic and Social Impacts of Maternal Death

A report by Family Care International and several research partners focuses on the immediate and long-term effects of maternal death on children, households, and communities in developing countries. Read More
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Assessing State Spending on Substance Use Disorders

This report assesses the country’s substance use disorder challenges and states’ role in addressing them. Read More
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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