Dr. Folake Olayinka speaks about overcoming gender-related barriers to immunization.
As India celebrated its one-billionth COVID-19 vaccination, #VaccinesWork caught up with Anuradha Gupta, Gavi’s Deputy CEO and an Indian public health veteran.
The sixth annual Heroines of Health Gala celebrated seven women fighting to improve the health of their communities. From mobilising nurses in Beirut after the blast in August last year to helping communities in Ethiopia affected by the civil unrest.
Skyrocketing prices for sanitary products, supply shortages and lockdowns are combining to make it harder and harder for girls and women in Nigeria to manage their periods.
A new study suggests that more than half of women may have experienced irregularities in their periods after the COVID-19 pandemic began.
On Thursday 23 September, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, global health leaders gathered to discuss gender equality in healthcare worldwide. Here’s what happened.
The pandemic undermined women and girls’ fundamental rights and we must learn lessons about its impacts to build back better and ensure these groups aren't left behind. Empowering women and girls has proven to increase the health and well-being of the entire family and community. Seize the opportunity to transform education by integrating new teaching methods addressing girls and young women’s unique needs for safety, health and well-being.
Israeli data adds to mounting evidence that taking a COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy is safe.
As the African continent battles a third wave of coronavirus infections, access to reproductive health and rights is an ongoing challenge.
The COVID-19 pandemic has reportedly increased the number of teenage mothers across Africa. Inadequate childcare support and stigma can prevent teenage mothers accessing routine immunisation and nutritional support for their infants. Girl Effect Rwanda’s Ilaria Buscaglia tells Linda Geddes how the Gavi-supported Akurane Itoto (Growing Up Healthy) campaign is changing this.