Proposed budget cuts to U.S. reproductive health and family planning aid puts millions of girls and women in jeopardy. Read Universal Access Project Executive Director Seema Jalan latest piece in The Hill: bit.ly/2rm14EF
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To some, the world may seem to be filled with unsolvable problems, but, in fact, there are many areas where positive change is happening, including on global health issues. Read 5 facts of progress you should know from World Health Organization (WHO)'s latest statistics report:
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5 Facts of Progress in Global Health

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Meet Rafaela, a mother of two in Chichicastenango, Guatemala. Rafaela received family planning information from REDMISAR, a local NGO which receives U.S. aid to promote and monitor reproductive health, nutrition, and education. The United States is the world's largest funder of reproductive health services and family planning. Watch this video from the Universal Access Project to learn more...
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We're live at the World Health Organization (WHO) with Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland!

Dr. Brundtland is the former Prime Minister of Norway, former Director-General of WHO, and a member of the Elders. She is also a Board Member of the UN Foundation. Join us now to hear her thoughts about universal health coverage and the future of WHO.
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Nothing But Nets and Sumitomo Chemical Company just announced that they are teaming up to help tackle malaria worldwide. Thanks to Sumitomo, all gifts to Nothing But Nets will be matched up to $350,000! Donate today: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Congratulations to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, newly-elected Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO)! Together we can build a healthier world:
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United Nations Foundation Welcomes Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the New Director-General of the World Health Organization

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On May 23, 25, and 26, at the 70th World Health Assembly, World Health Organization (WHO), Plus Social Good, and the UN Foundation will partner to produce World Health +SocialGood.

This three-day digital event will connect the engaged and active +SocialGood community and a diverse online community of global health advocates directly with the Assembly.

Through a daily live, 45-minute...
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Culture, tradition, and family should unite, not divide. A new series of videos from United Nations Free & Equal looks to a world where LGBTI individuals are included, respected, and celebrated in a #CultureOfLove:
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UN Free & Equal: Tradition

Culture and tradition are profound parts of our lives. They allow us to come together to mark life’s milestones, and celebrate our heritage and the people we...

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An inspiring story for your Monday: The first refugee camp powered 100% by renewable energy hopes to improve the lives of thousands of Syrians in Jordan
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Jordan’s Azraq Becomes World’s First Clean Energy Refugee Camp

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Cara Delevingne and Girl Up know that when you empower a girl, you empower the world. Here's the future they wish for girls everywhere.

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You share, they give: Each time you ‘like’ or share this post via the social media icons on this post, watch this video or comment below, Johnson & Johnson will donate $1 (per social action), up to $500,000 divided equally between Shot@Life, UNFPA, Girl...
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This year, make your voice heard at the World Health Assembly! Use #WHA70 and #SocialGood to join the live digital conversation from May 22 -26. Talk directly with experts about the greatest health challenges facing our world today: bit.ly/WorldHealthSG17
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Parents around the world want their children to be able to go to school and follow their dreams. Yet for millions of children forced to flee their homes because of conflict and violence, education is often out of reach. Read 5 reasons to care about the education of refugees: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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5 Reasons to Care about Education for Refugees

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On May 22 -26, the World Health Organization (WHO) & Plus Social Good invite you to join the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva! Engage with leaders and experts to discuss key health issues that matter to you: bit.ly/WorldHealthSG17
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The world has seen a five-fold increase in the number of uprooted children traveling alone since 2010. One child on the move alone is one too many. Read UNICEF's latest report on refugee and migrant children: [ Uni.cf Link ]
The world has seen a fivefold increase in the number of uprooted
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"The tragic news was a stark reminder of the perilous work United Nations peacekeepers and humanitarians do every day.. in some of the most dangerous places in the world." Learn more:
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Our Visit to CAR: Lessons in Sacrifice and Hope – United Nations Foundation – Medium

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Conflict and natural disaster do not stop pregnancy. UNFPA is working to ensure safe births for families no matter where they happen by providing baby boxes and essential health services to moms in need.

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With “business as usual,” nearly 20 million people stand to lose their lives, many innocent children among those. Learn about how Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is tackling famine with urgent action and long-lasting solutions in South Sudan, Yemen, Northeast Nigeria, and Somalia: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Famine Response: It’s Time to Move Beyond Empathy to Action

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Strong action on climate change is one of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Moreover, bold climate action is the bedrock of success for the other 16 SDGs. Learn more about why climate change is critical to global development efforts:
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4 Statistics that Show Why We Need Climate Action to Achieve Sustainable Development

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May 17th is the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia, & Biphobia. United Nations Free & Equal's video serves as a reminder that culture and tradition should bind us together, not divide us--no matter who are or whom you love.
“Most of the child soldiers were forcibly abducted from their homes, and some had engaged in different forms of combat and illegal activity…But they’re still kids, and the UN is focused intently on helping them get a fresh start if they manage to escape their captors.” The Better World Campaign President Peter Yeo reflects on his trip to a child soldier demobilization camp in the Democratic...
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Most of the child soldiers were forcibly abducted from their homes and