Suzanne Petroni

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BACKGROUND Young people's health has emerged as a neglected yet pressing issue in global development. Changing patterns of young people's health have the potential to undermine future population health as well as global economic development unless timely and effective strategies are put into place. We report the past, present, and anticipated burden of(More)
This editorial is adapted from a previous work by the author, “Seven Billion and 31 Gigatons: Making the Population–Climate Connection,” the author's presentation at Reproductive Health 2011, ARHP's annual clinical conference, and “Policy Review: Thoughts on Addressing Population and Climate Change in a Just and Ethical Manner,” which appeared in Population(More)
1814 www.thelancet.com Vol 387 April 30, 2016 between acute concomitant infections (which might aggravate acute disease) and past arboviral infections (which might predispose to immune-mediated thrombo cytopenia, as seen in our patient). Because evidence so far is anecdotal, enhanced vigilance and careful clinical and laboratory examination of future cases(More)
In May and June, 2015, media outlets around the world reported a devastating new fi nding that shocked the public and public health researchers alike. The Telegraph, Guardian, and National Public Radio all published articles highlighting the fact that suicide had surpassed maternal mortality as the leading cause of death among girls aged 15–19 years(More)
I found it quite interesting that the first issue of the journal with your new, more comprehensive name (Vol. 35, No. 1) contained an article that exemplifies the problems faced by continuing to view the various elements of sexual and reproductive health in distinct silos. John Bongaarts and Steven Sinding’s “A Response to Critics of Family Planning(More)
Despite increasing global attention and commitments by countries to end the harmful practice of child marriage, each year some 15 million girls marry before the age of 18. The preponderance of the evidence produced historically on child marriage comes from South Asia, where the vast majority of child brides live. Far less attention has been paid to child(More)
The United States has been a global leader in the international population arena for nearly 50 years. United States investments in maternal, reproductive and sexual health programs have been a tremendous success, saving and improving many millions of lives. But many challenges remain, and the collective education and advocacy efforts of the sexual and(More)
The international community is increasingly aware of the negative impacts of child marriage on a wide range of development outcomes. Ending child marriage is now part of the Sustainable Development Goals. Yet investments to end the practice remain limited across the globe and more could be done. In order to inspire greater commitments towards ending child(More)
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