#Maternal Health

  • Article: The World Could Save $1 Billion a Day by Breastfeeding More
    Health

    The World Could Save $1 Billion a Day by Breastfeeding More

    July 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Breastfeeding can help prevent diarrhea and pneumonia, two major causes of infant death. Read more

  • Article: I Was a Midwife in a Greek Refugee Camp at the Height of the Crisis. Here's What I Learned.
    Girls & Women

    I Was a Midwife in a Greek Refugee Camp at the Height of the Crisis. Here's What I Learned.

    May 3, 2019

    Maria Garcia De Frutos went from an NHS hospital in London to the Thessaloniki camp in Greece. Read more

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

    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: 2 Billion People Lack Water at Health Facilities: UN
    Water & Sanitation

    2 Billion People Lack Water at Health Facilities: UN

    April 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 1 million deaths every year are associated with "unclean birth" conditions. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Was 9 Months Pregnant When She Freed Herself and Others From Modern Slavery
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Was 9 Months Pregnant When She Freed Herself and Others From Modern Slavery

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 25, 2019

    Thaiyamma became a slave for years because she didn’t have $14. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Julie Ngalle|Jan. 18, 2019

    The country’s health ministry announced they don't need signed consent for childbirth procedures. Read more

  • Article: These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health
    PartnerGirls & Women

    These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health

    Dec. 13, 2018|HP Inc.

    These two reproductive health advocates are part of a new generation of changemakers. Read more

  • Article: India's Unplanned Pregnancies Are Down Thanks to Better Health and Education: UN
    Girls & Women

    India's Unplanned Pregnancies Are Down Thanks to Better Health and Education: UN

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 19, 2018

    The United Nations Population Fund released “State of World Population 2018” Wednesday. Read more