Council on Foreign Relations

1 Lack of drug safety monitoring threatens global health progress

Flickr, by Rodrigo Senna The push to expand access to life-saving drugs and vaccines in low-income countries is threatened by the lack of drug safety monitoring. How so? Well, the standard approach to getting drugs out to the developing world has been for the pharmaceutical industry to first make a…

0 Child marriage seen as a girl’s health issue

The development community is starting to pay closer attention to the problem of child marriages. Long considered an issue of human rights, the conversation about child marriage is shifting to that of health and education. Girls married too young are denied the educational opportunities of their peers and are put…

0 On human rights, U.S. pursues ‘global governance’ on its own

The Council on Foreign Relations has produced an interactive “Global Governance” monitor to, as they say: “Track, map and evaluate international efforts to address today’s global challenges.”  Council on Foreign Relations One of the categories monitored by CFR is international human rights (go to link for map, above is just…