#Maternal Health

  • Article: How This Hospital Is Transforming Maternal Care in a Long-Neglected Corner of Los Angeles
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    How This Hospital Is Transforming Maternal Care in a Long-Neglected Corner of Los Angeles

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 27, 2019|Citi

    The state-of-the-art hospital is having a ripple effect on the community of South LA. Read more

  • Article: We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    We Asked Why You Care About Safe Contraception and Maternal Health — and Your Answers Were Extraordinary

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2019

    Your 450 personal messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more

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

    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.

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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