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Top 10 Global Health Milestones in 2012

PSI Impact magazine, for which I am a contributor, asked its readers to nominate 10 great global health moments of the past year, then asked experts write profiles of each milestone.  This list will lift your spirits.

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Maternal Deaths: A Preventable Global Tragedy

Imagine a cruise ship full of women sinks every day for the rest of the year - killing nearly 1,000 women per day.The sad truth is that a tragedy of this magnitude does happen every day. Every two minutes, a woman dies from complications related to pregnancy

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Watch Live! London Summit on Family Planning

There's a big-deal conference underway in London right now with representatives and leaders from scores of developing and donor countries and top NGOs and philanthropies. Their collective goal: bring modern family planning services to the 220 million women in the developing world.