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The New York Times: Women and Clinical Trials

In response to a New York Times report on the dearth of women enrolled in H.I.V. clinical trials, Ruth Merkatz, director of clinical development at the Population Council’s Center for Biomedical Research and former director of the Office of Women’s Health at the FDA, wrote a letter to the editor about the essential need for gender equality in clinical trials.

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Devex: Three Ways to Power Progress for Girls

This week, the world comes together at the world’s largest conference on gender equality and health, Women Deliver 2019, to power progress for girls and women. It couldn’t come at a more critical time. As women’s rights are being eroded in the U.S. and around the world, it is the rising generation of girls who will feel the greatest burden.  

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Dawn: Saving Pakistani Mothers

In an op-ed at Dawn, Population Council’s Pakistan Country Director Zeba Sathar illuminates the need to care more for women not just as mothers, but for the value they bring in every capacity including the home, family, and society.

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KUMD-FM: Journey to Wellness in Indian Country

In a live radio interview with KUMD-FM in Duluth, Minnesota, Senior Associate and enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation Kelly Hallman speaks about IMAGEN – the Indigenous Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment Network – a new evidenced-based, scalable program in the United Stated designed to address the realities of excluded Native American girls and young women in the US.

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