Population Services International

I have seen countless strong women hold up their families, and their communities.
Honorable Mention: Cuba. The stage may be less than global, but Cuba's success in being the first country to eliminate mother
We know that globally, one in three women will be coerced into sex, beaten, or otherwise abused in her lifetime. In most cases, the perpetrator is someone she knows, such as her husband, boyfriend, or mother-in-law.
In 2014, global health organizations like PSI and US drugstores like CVS have more to learn from each other, and maybe more
17. Marie Stopes Foundation -- Marie Stopes Foundation is the leading reproductive and sexual health care provider for both
Pneumonia is a disease that often flies under the radar of not just the public but even the global health community. It kills more children under 5 years old every year than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. Yes, read that last line again.
Malaria is responsible for over 40% of deaths in health care facilities across Cameroon. This means that thousands of children -- as well as adults -- in this West African country die each year from an easily preventable disease.
PlusNews Global reports on the trouble with evaluating the current campaign in Kenya to stamp out infidelity.
This study should drive us to do more: to advocate for necessary policy changes and to push for funding increases for maternal health. We know progress is possible.
Congo's economy is not undermined by "unregulated fertility" rates. Civil society has been destroyed by decades of war and over a hundred years of exploitation of Congo's wealth by international interests.
I was privileged to participate in the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town this month. More than 800 leaders of business, government, civil society and the NGO world were in attendance.
I'd never traveled like this before, with this sort of purpose. Many of our readers, it turns out, have already found the same satisfaction.