#Child Health

  • Article: We’re Shouting Out the Importance of Vaccines in an Advert Right Next to London's Houses of Parliament
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    We’re Shouting Out the Importance of Vaccines in an Advert Right Next to London's Houses of Parliament

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 18, 2019

    We want to make sure politicians are reminded to fund vaccines while on their way to work. Read more

  • 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|The World Bank Group|Sept. 10, 2019

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 2, 2019

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 20, 2018

    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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 1, 2018

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