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Period Poverty in Lebanon: Breaking the Cycle

Period poverty in Lebanon has been skyrocketing ever since the economic turmoil and subsequent healthcare system weakening, where the price of sanitary products has been subjected to a 500% increase, thus almost preventing 66% of adolescent girls from being able to purchase the products to manage their cycles with dignity and wellness. Ghiwa Nasser Eddine, IWG…

Towards Health for All: Community Health Workers as stewards of Health 

Organization and management of Service Delivery in Urban Primary Health Care Settings are a critical component of improving health coverage and outcome. Thailand, Bangladesh, and Ethiopia have made significant strides in enhancing primary health care by improving the urban health system. Dr Ambulai Johnson and Dr Sudipta Ghoshal, IWG Blog 2022 In 2018, the Astana…

Shadow Pandemic: Women’s Health in the Time of COVID-19

Our countries could not be more different across cultures, income-levels, geopolitical situations, as well as health system capacities, yet we find similarities in issues close to our heart, around women and children’s health within our countries.” Dr Sevil Hakimi and Dr Laura Neenan, IWG Blog 2022 The COVID-19 pandemic continues to overwhelm health systems both…

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