neglected tropical diseases, trachoma
Halting Neglected Tropical Diseases Through Behavior Change

Five years ago, a group of pharmaceutical companies, government agencies and nonprofits pledged to work together to, by 2020, eliminate 10 neglected tropical diseases. Taken together, these communicable diseases impact more than 1.5 billion people around the world, particularly those living in poverty, without access

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Elizabeth Futrell, family planning voices
CCP in the News on World Contraception Day

In honor of World Contraception Day 2017, Elizabeth Futrell, one of the founders of Family Planning Voices, writes in a Baltimore Sun op-ed today about “the privilege of listening to good people from all walks of life who are bound by their passion for expanding

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‘You Don’t Do This for the Money’

Elizabeth Futrell’s professional passions – writing and public health – truly merged in 2015, with the germ of an idea. She had seen the popularity and impact of Humans of New York, a blog featuring portraits and interviews collected on the streets of New York

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