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It turns out that solutions exist to preventing a significant percentage of the tragedies that cause all of this suffering and handwringing. A new Public Citizen report recounts childbirth safety initiative undertaken by four organizations in the past 15 years that have generated striking results.
On a recent trip to Cuba I determined to find out how that country manages to have an infant mortality rate well below that of the U.S., with dramatically fewer resources than we have.
Detroit's infant mortality rate is now higher than any other state and is above that of Mexico, China and Thailand.
More than 1 million babies don’t live beyond one day, a devastating fact that a nonprofit is drawing attention to with a
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UNRWA has experienced tremendous success in improving maternal health and reducing child mortality. They have enabled mothers to take ownership of their health. Their children also have access to regular medical care. But, this doesn't mean that the story ends here.
The White Ribbon Alliance is bringing real and rapid change across Africa and Asia; holding governments accountable for pledges made and helping to release government funds, and ensure these are spent properly so that thousands of lives are saved.
Earlier this month, Africa gave the world some very good news. The Economist magazine reported that the continent as a whole had experienced some of the steepest drops in child mortality ever seen anywhere.
Victoria Castro may only be 15 years-old, but this has not stopped her from already having saved several lives.
Despite the controversy, Lake decided to take her audience on an even more extensive birthing journey the second time around
If Romney had guts and conviction, and the Republican Party wasn't so crazy, he should be proud of the success of his 2006 health reform in Massachusetts.
Each of these factors has the ability to greatly impact a child’s outcomes later in life -- health or otherwise. And each
The Indian nations are struggling to solve the problems of teen suicide and infant mortality, but the system of care provided by the United States government leaves much to be desired.
While health care is in need of radical reform for millions of Americans, minorities and especially blacks have historically suffered disproportionately from poor or non-existent health care.