Global health has been absent from the debates so far. It needs to make an appearance in the third at final debate, because we're about to sacrifice the opportunity to make a difference for women in the name of politics.
On November 3rd, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated its 50th anniversary. It was a somewhat quiet celebration, and too few Americans were given a chance to learn about the tens of millions of lives saved.
The U.S. has a rare opportunity to stem or eradicate some of the world's most common and fatal health threats; however, as with most opportunities, we have a small amount of time to leverage it effectively.