The daunting problem has some powerful solutions. The first is family planning.
Reproductive and Sexual Health
The prevention of gender-based violence and trauma, sexually transmitted infections, and maternal and neonatal deaths
Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPP, focuses on enhancing the quality of preventive services for children and understanding how policies and programs impact child and family well-being.
Michele Decker, ScD, MPH, studies social determinants of women's health and gender equity, gender-based violence, prevention, and implications for sexual and reproductive health.
Saifuddin Ahmed, MBBS, PhD ‘96, his research includes reproductive epidemiology, particularly maternal mortality estimation; program evaluation for family planning and MCH care.