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New Global Grant Improves Obstetric Surgical Safety in Western Kenya

Earlier this week we wrote that Duke University researchers discovered that spinal anesthesia (epidurals) can be given to women during C-sections in low-resource settings in Ghana. 253 more words

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Sustainability and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)

Sustainability and CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) require holistic thinking, mental activity and a change in Paradigm. CSR shall be integrated continuously in any system such as an organization and institution. 714 more words

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Featured Video: #EndMaternalMortality

Merck for Mothers is a 10-year, $500 million global initiative that applies Merck’s scientific and business expertise to help reduce maternal mortality worldwide. So far, with our partners, they have helped an estimated 3.5 million women around the world including the United States. 15 more words

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Researchers Confirm Labor Pain Anesthesia Can be Administered in Low-Resource Settings

At most hospitals in low-resource settings it is very unlikely that women would receive pain medication during labor. This is a problem, however, when women must receive emergency C-sections. 309 more words

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Overcoming Patient Fear To Improve Fistula Recovery

Today we are so proud to share with you an important and moving piece by a talented friend, passionate physical therapist colleague and dedicated global women’s health advocate, Loran Hollander, who traveled to the  213 more words

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48 Corporations Step Up to Curb Newborn Deaths

A new, first-of-its-kind report, The Ultimate Investment in the Future Profiles of Corporate Engagement in the Health and Development of Newborns was recently released that catalogs 48 corporations and their financial commitments to saving the lives of more newborns globally. 260 more words

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An Interview with Kate Grant and the Fistula Foundation

Girls’ Globe values the voices of the incredible organizations in our network. Over the next year, Girls’ Globe will continue to highlight the amazing work of these organizations and what they are doing to improve the health and well-being of women and children around the world.  1,292 more words

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