Category Archives: Maternal Health

Breastfeeding: An Investment We Can’t Afford To Miss

A study by The Lancet shows that breastfeeding can prevent almost half of episodes of diarrhea and one-third of pneumonia cases, the two leading cases of child mortality. Continue reading

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Ending the violence: Prioritize respectful treatment for childbearing women in India

Reblogged : By Kerryescott Respect and dignity in childbirth is a human right. Tragically, women around the world all too often endure violations of these rights, including verbal and physical abuse, non-consensual or non-confidential care, discrimination, abandonment, denial of care or detention in facilities. … Continue reading

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IRIN Global | Women and aid: beyond box-ticking | Kenya | Nepal | Philippines | Aid Policy | Gender Issues

Reflagged from IRIN Global Humanitarian News and Analysis Write by: Louise Redvers DUBAI, 28 July 2015 (IRIN) – Aid agencies have no problem agreeing that gender-sensitive programming is a good idea, but few have come up with concrete methods for evaluating … Continue reading

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New Cartoon Video Demystifies Ebola

Reblogged #huffingtonpost August 12, 2015 By Georgianne Nienaber,  July 19th, 2015 Remember the panic that ensued when the United States encountered its first cases of Ebola? Despite the parade of experts across our First World television screens, misinformation, fear and confusion … Continue reading

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