Browsing: Population and Sustainability

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1 Upbringing in Angola sparked Bixby Center director’s passion for reproductive health

For as far back as Dr. Ndola Prata can remember, she wanted to improve women’s health. “My particular interest started when I was very young, basically by being around a lot of suffering of women, and learning about their reproductive needs that were not being met,” she said. At that time, Prata was growing up in Angola, a country struggling through nearly 30 years of civil war.

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0 Toward a Sustainable Planet

Climate change and rapid population growth together pose a major threat to global health. Fortunately, some major players at Berkeley are on the case.