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November 16, 2018

Recently, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released statements regarding ending sexual harassment of women.

Dr. Francis Collins stated, “It’s [sexual harassment] morally indefensible, it’s unacceptable, an...

October 31, 2018

Irene Njuguna, a current Female Global Scholar, was recently featured on University of Washington School of Public Health's website. Njuguna is a doctoral student at the University of Washington School of Public Health focusing on improving HIV care for children. Check...

September 11, 2017

Dr. Roger I Glass, Director of the Fogarty International Center contributed an opinion piece to Fogarty's July/August Global Health Matters newsletter highlighting the importance of closing the gender gap in global health leadership.

He references strategies discussed d...

June 20, 2017

GE Healthcare and Women in Global Health honored 13 "Heroines of Health" across the world and across different areas of healthcare. Among those honored are Margaret Gyapong who "helped turn Dodowa Health Research Centre into an institution of international repute," and...

November 22, 2016

November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

Violence against women remains one of the most pervasive global human rights violations. The Sustainable Development Goals include the elimination of all forms of violence against wome...

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