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INFANT MORTALITY RATE
Basic Safety Programs Dramatically Cut Tragedies in Childbirth
Research director, Public Citizen's Congress Watch division.
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.
Preventing Infant Deaths: What Can We Learn From Cuba?
Mary Anne Mercer
Global Health Faculty, University of Washington
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 On The Incline
Detroit's infant mortality rate is now higher than any other state and is above that of Mexico, China and Thailand.
Charity Ad Features Explicit Birth Footage To Highlight Fact That 1 Million Newborns Die Each Year (GRAPHIC)
More than 1 million babies don’t live beyond one day, a devastating fact that a nonprofit is drawing attention to with a
Infant Death Rate: U.S. Falls Behind 68 Countries, According To Save The Children
By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 05/07/2013 03:52 PM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily So why are newborn
Infant Mortality Rate In U.S. Drops Again (REPORT)
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International Women's Day 2013: 7 Sadly Disturbing Truths About Women's Bodies (HOW YOU CAN HELP)
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Don't Forget about the Successes of the UNRWA (The UN Agency for Palestine Refugees)
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 Citizen's Voice Reports From the UNGA in New York
Gloria A. Iribagiza
Coordinator, White Ribbon Alliance Rwanda; Editor, 'The New Ti...
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.
Ending Infant Mortality
President and Founder of the Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women
Earlier this month, Africa gave the world some very good news.
magazine reported that the continent as a whole had experienced some of the steepest drops in child mortality ever seen anywhere.
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One Heart World-Wide's "Foot Soldiers of Change": A Story of Hope From the Bottom of the Copper Canyon
Nurse practitioner in maternal fetal medicine
Victoria Castro may only be 15 years-old, but this has not stopped her from already having saved several lives.
Ricki Lake Delivers Maternal Health Awareness
Despite the controversy, Lake decided to take her audience on an even more extensive birthing journey the second time around
Perrycare Health Reform: Cowboy Social Darwinism Culls the Herd
Former reporter for the New York Times and Daily News; taught ...
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.
Child Wellness State By State
Each of these factors has the ability to greatly impact a child’s outcomes later in life -- health or otherwise. And each
Teen Suicide and Infant Mortality in Indian Country Rising
Founder, Native American Journalists Association
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.
Minorities and Health Care: What's the Real Story?
Award-Winning Investigative Journalist, Political Satirist, Ra...
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.
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