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Give & Take: Working with Local Nurses to Make Birth Safer in Laos

Written by Kristyn Zalota, Founder, CleanBirth.org

In my first Girls’ Globe post, I wrote of Laos’ high rates of infant and maternal mortality. While progress is being made, Laos is expected to fall short of… 657 more words


Bill and Melinda Gates' 15-Year Bet For a Better World

Each January Bill and Melinda Gates release their Annual Letter. This year they are taking  a bet on the world’s future.

15 years ago the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was started and  there have been substantial improvements in global health and development since then because of its dedication to the world’s poorest people. 415 more words


Campaigning for better WASH in health care facilities

WHO is launching a global plan of action to improve access to WASH at all health care facilities. This kind of intersectoral collaboration is set to become a major theme in the post-2015 development agenda. 487 more words

Campaigns And Events

Zambians Head to the Polls: Candidates' Stance on Health Care

This morning as most Americans were asleep Zambians headed to the polls to elect either the candidate of the ruling party, Edgar Lungu of the Patriotic Front founded in 1991 by the late President Michael Sata, or the leading opposition candidate representing the United Party for National Development, Hakainde Hichilema. 400 more words


USAID Tackles Respectful Maternity Care, Better Working Conditions for Midwives

This week USAID released its follow-up to Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality: USAID Maternal Health
Vision for Action (June 2014) with its new report of the same name with the addition of evidence for strategic approaches. 557 more words


Do you really know the risk?

The health of women and child have an important impetus on public health. This is to provide an insight into child health from conception onwards.