Provision of affordable healthcare has been identified as a way of protecting rainforests, slowing climate change, and creating significant monetary value, according to a new Stanford-led study. The research found that unsustainable logging practices in an Indonesian national park declined by 70% - equivalent to an averted carbon loss worth … [Read more...] about Accessible healthcare could aid climate crisis in rainforest communities
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New research shows that a US Republican policy is increasing rates of abortion by forty percent in 26 African countries. It is a bitter irony that the policy is designed to starve NGOS which offer advice on abortion or help for policymakers in making evidence-based decisions about abortion services. “Decisions made in Washington DC have … [Read more...] about The global gag rule does not stop abortions. It does the opposite.
Have US donations in the campaign to fight malaria been responsible for saving the lives of up to two million children in Africa? Foreign aid often faces the accusation of not being cost efficient, or poorly directed. In many cases there are a lack of follow up studies analysing the impact of the donations. A study published in PLOS Medicine is … [Read more...] about US malaria donations saving two million children?