Category Archives: Global Women’s Health

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A healthy vagina contains many different types of bacteria. The presence of these ‘good’ bacteria helps keep other ‘bad’ bacteria in check. Any imbalance in the number and type of bacteria that are present in the vagina has a direct … Continue reading

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December 1 is World AIDS Day


The theme for this year’s World AIDS Day is ‘Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections, Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS related Deaths’. This year marks the launch of the ‘Getting to Zero’ Campaign, which will run until 2015 and … Continue reading

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This week some updates to keep you ‘in the know” about women’s health


Hello WHRI followers, Today’s blog entry consists of a summary of two topics in the recent health media that affect women’s health in significant ways.  Hope you enjoy…. A quick review of my blogging history (here, or here, or here) … Continue reading

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Call to Action: United Nations Requesting increased funding and attention to cervical cancer


Please take a moment to read the following Call to action from the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention, Cervical Cancer Action, PATH and the HPV Vaccine Global Community of Practice: The Cervical Cancer Action coalition, the Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention … Continue reading

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