The senator and 2020 presidential candidate is set to reintroduce legislation to address maternal mortality in the coming weeks.
Serena Williams’ post-childbirth complications are sparking a conversation about the disturbing reality of black maternal mortality in the U.S.
The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. has been rising since 1987.
The USA, compared to other industrial nations, is among the worst in regard to protecting and improving the well-being of children and families.
A week almost to the hour after our plane bound for Atlanta left Port-au-Prince, Hurricane Matthew arrived with its 145-MPH
Prioritizing Maternal And Newborn Survival: Time To Look To The Developing World For Affordable Solutions
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.
Mothers are aware of the need for Maama Kits during their births, and the recent approval by the Ministry of Health of Uganda
Maternal and infant mortality is not confined to the past, much less to fiction.
Source: World Health Organization Bulletin, "Applying the Lessons of Maternal Mortality Reduction to Global Health" 2) Delay
The World Post
On Humanitarian Day it is right that we mark the plight of the millions affected and displaced by humanitarian crises across the globe and the thousands of humanitarians who dedicate their lives helping them.
Researchers are puzzled by the sudden spike.
How should we train for the Health Olympics in future generations? It took us over sixty years to go from being one of the world's healthiest nations to today's dismal showing. There is no quick fix.
Asare Regina and Mr. Pewudie Emmanuel, Traditional Birth Attendants Teaching Project, Akpafu Mempeasem, Ghana. Trainings
We must establish integrated health systems that address all of the health needs of mothers and their children. Only then, can we begin to say that we are delivering real results for women in need across the globe.
Making progressive change isn't easy. It requires activism, sound political strategy, and endurance. But we also need something less tangible: faith that the future can be better than the present.