Women and Health the key for sustainable development Girls and women s health is in transition and, although some aspects of it have improved substantially in the past few decades, there are still important unmet needs. Scientific Agenda th Health Disparities Conference The Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities, Research and Education at Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy will host its th Health Disparities Conference April , in New Orleans, Louisiana. Literacy Disparities Explored Providing Support for Humanitas Global Development Blog Welcome The Humanitas Global Development Blog is a space for innovative leaders who tackle international development issues in novel ways. WHO Mental health, poverty and development An overwhelming majority of people with mental and psychosocial disabilities are living in poverty, poor physical health, and are subject to human rights violations Mental health issues cannot be considered in isolation from other areas of development, such as education, employment, emergency Health equity Health equity refers to the study and causes of differences in the quality of health and healthcare across different populations Health equity is different from health equality, as it refers only to the absence of disparities in controllable or remediable aspects of health. Challenges Facing the Developing Countries L LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe the extent of world income inequality Explain some of the main challenges facing developing countries Define the view of development known as the Washington Consensus Outline the current debates about development policies CHAPTER W Challenges Facing the Developing Countries In the comfortable urban life of today s developed countries, most Human Development and Family Sciences Human Development HDFS doctoral student nationally recognized for leadership, community service Tue, May , Zach Giano, an OSU Tulsa doctoral student in human development and family science, recently received a National Council on Family Relations Honors Student Recognition Award for spring Sustainable Development Goals Australia Find out how Australia s organisations are changing the landscape through the Sustainable Development Goals. El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center Empowering El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center recently celebrated than two decades of transforming lives and communities We are only growing stronger in our commitment and mission impact.