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Illinois Family Planning Action Plan announced at Summit

Yesterday, The Section and EverThrive Illinois (formerly the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition) hosted a successful Illinois Contraceptive Equity Summit at UChicago’s downtown Gleacher Center. 339 more words

Policy Research

Sound opinions on transport and traffic

One of my favorite reads is the column by former NEDA Director General Cielito Habito on the Philippine Daily Inquirer (Inquirer.net). Regardless of whether he is writing about transport or any other topic, his articles are consistently clear and logical. 83 more words

Public Transport

A Place for the Bicycle

For my birthday a few months ago my wife gave me a pannier – a bag that attaches to my bike. It was a simple gift that unexpectedly opened up my world. 671 more words


Is Grandma In An RN-ing Home?

This post is by CHMP’s Amanda Anderson, RN. More frequently than not, Amanda writes toward her simple goal, “I want nurses to start talking.” Here, she reflects on a recent newspaper article calling for registered nurses in all nursing homes, all day. 573 more words

Health Care

Proof of concept

I recall a quote from the cold war era when Nikita Kruschev was supposed to have asked “how many divisions did the Pope had under his command?” This was basically a challenge to the Pope after the latter made some statements regarding the Soviet Union and its military action in Eastern Europe and elsewhere. 481 more words


Poverty, Ryan, and Reality

When Rep. Paul Ryan (R-MN) first spoke about his latest proposal to reduce poverty in America, many in the human services field were skeptical, but optimistic. 1,018 more words

National Human Services Assembly

Summertime... but the living ain’t easy!

Andrew Arden QC & Robert Brown

The bedroom tax is now 16 months’ old. Publication of a new report shows that it is not working. 1,156 more words