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Malusog ng Ngipin, Malusog na pangangatawan sa First 1000 days

Maraming pagbabago ang nararanasan ng isang babae sa panahon ng kanyang pagbubuntis. Bukod sa pagpapatingin sa midwife o doctor, dapat isinasama din natin ang pangangalaga sa bibig at ngipin. 178 more words

One born every two seconds

Her first four children each died of asphyxiation during delivery. The 30 year old’s fifth – a baby girl – was born safely at home, and against all odds. 1,420 more words

International Development

A New Set of Caps

“You cannot let me go, my babies need me.” Kerry Sinanan has written a guest post about her experience of re-reading Jane Austen’s Emma a few months after she almost died after giving birth to her second daughter. 1,753 more words


Need for new approaches to end stunting

The start you get in life determines the future course not just for an individual but for a country.

Just how critical that is, is brought home in a… 336 more words

Child Nutrition

Mwansakombe Rural Health Center Renovation Project... Part 1: The Grant

I am proud to announce that the Mwansakombe Rural Health Center Project Committee’s newest endeavor has been officially funded by the United States Peace Corps! The Project Committee and I worked together to identify areas of need in our community and then created the Mwansakombe Rural Health Center Renovation Project. 375 more words

Maternal Malnutrition Affects Future Generations: Kenya Must Break the Cycle

By Elizabeth Echoka, Kenya Medical Research Institute and Lydia Kaduka, Kenya Medical Research Institute

Nutrition of women before and during pregnancy and when breastfeeding is critical in determining the health and survival of the mother and of her unborn baby. 729 more words