#Child Health

  • Article: Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children
    Health

    Indigenous Children Are Far More Likely to Die Before Age 5 Than Other Indian Children

    Sept. 20, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children from India's indigenous communities also suffer from malnutrition at higher rates. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines
    Food & Hunger

    More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2018

    It was just one of 62 mass breastfeeding events across the country this weekend. Read more

  • Article: Reversing Burundi's Pregnant School Girl Ban Is Not Enough, Activists Say
    Education

    Reversing Burundi's Pregnant School Girl Ban Is Not Enough, Activists Say

    Aug. 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Campaigners say tens of thousands of girls in Africa are ostracised or shamed for becoming pregnant Read more

  • Article: Public Breastfeeding Is Now Legal in All 50 US States
    Health

    Public Breastfeeding Is Now Legal in All 50 US States

    By Joanna Prisco|July 26, 2018

    Cheers, babies. Read more

  • Article: How a Fake Vaccine Scandal in China Is Causing a Crisis of Confidence
    Health

    How a Fake Vaccine Scandal in China Is Causing a Crisis of Confidence

    By Daniele Selby|July 24, 2018

    A manufacturer sold hundreds of thousands of ineffective vaccines for infants. Read more

  • Article: The US Tried to Block a UN Breastfeeding Measure, Baffling Health Experts
    Health

    The US Tried to Block a UN Breastfeeding Measure, Baffling Health Experts

    By Daniele Selby|July 9, 2018

    Experts allege that it had to do with formula industry interests. Read more

  • Article: This Is What It's Like to Be a Midwife in a Rohingya Refugee Camp
    Health

    This Is What It's Like to Be a Midwife in a Rohingya Refugee Camp

    By Brigit Katz|March 14, 2018

    Tania Akter is caring for some of the most vulnerable women in the world. Read more

  • Article: Australia’s Domestic Vaccine Push Is Important, But Short-Sighted
    OpinionHealth

    Australia’s Domestic Vaccine Push Is Important, But Short-Sighted

    By Shakira Donovan|Aug. 31, 2017

    To truly protect Australia’s children, the government must extend their vaccine focus Read more