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The senator and 2020 presidential candidate is set to reintroduce legislation to address maternal mortality in the coming weeks.
Sen. Cory Booker reintroduced similar legislation in the Senate, notably aiming to improve black women’s access to maternal health care.
The black maternal mortality crisis is not improving. Doulas can help.
Reducing maternal mortality by half, California is U.S. outlier in “despicable” trend.
A dramatic 200 percent increase in postbirth conditions like sepsis has disproportionately affected women of color.
Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand's newly proposed legislation focuses on social problems and medical interventions.
"I want them to treat us with the same care and concern that they show white women and children.”
Since then, Just Like My Child Foundation has travelled a long road with Florence and her family -- a road filled with tragedy
A new publication by the WHO has produced 49 recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. Death
A week almost to the hour after our plane bound for Atlanta left Port-au-Prince, Hurricane Matthew arrived with its 145-MPH
While innovative financing and new systems approaches will help achieve this goal, we cannot bridge the resource gap and truly accelerate our progress without innovation. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to fostering innovation to reach this goal.
In life, the simplest solutions are often the best. When it comes to healthcare, they're also almost always the cheapest
By Christine Vestal   HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Before hospitals in the rest of the country started seeing a surge in the number
With America unique among developed and most developing countries in its rising maternal mortality, it's especially encouraging to see significant progress in mothers' and newborn survival in sites across the developing world.
International Day of the Girl is celebrated on 11 October each year. Around the world NGOs, civil society groups, UN agencies