#Child Health

  • Article: 2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    2.5 Million Children in South Africa Go Hungry Every Year

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 10, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This decreases their chances of ever breaking the cycle of poverty. Read more

  • Article: People Are Sharing Messages to Their 5-Year-Old Selves for Mental Health and It's Just the Best

    People Are Sharing Messages to Their 5-Year-Old Selves for Mental Health and It's Just the Best

    By Helen Lock|Aug. 9, 2019

    The #FiveYearOldSelfie hashtag has taken off on Twitter. Read more

  • Article: This Solar-Powered Bracelet Saves Lives of Pregnant Kenyan Women and Babies

    This Solar-Powered Bracelet Saves Lives of Pregnant Kenyan Women and Babies

    May 2, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Health workers battle maternal and infant mortality with solar technology. Read more

  • Article: Australia Witnesses Record-Breaking Child Immunisation Rates

    Australia Witnesses Record-Breaking Child Immunisation Rates

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 25, 2018

    Five-year-olds are now better protected than ever before. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    Public Breastfeeding Is Now Legal in All 50 US States

    By Joanna Prisco|July 26, 2018

    Cheers, babies. Read more