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Global Health (Council) Scores Some Successes

The 34th Annual International Conference on Global Health that ended last Friday was inspiring on many fronts. Here are a few highlights:

In her acceptance of the Jonathan Mann Award, Dr. Bogaletc Gebre spoke without notes for 15 minutes - her voice cracking but her eyes dry - of how "the subjugation of African women from cradle to grave" can be ended with women's health empowerment, drawing on her experience working to end female genital cutting.