#Maternal Health

  • Article: In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    In French, COVID-19 Is Feminine. What If the Cure to the Pandemic Is Also Decisively Female?

    From The World Bank Group|June 10, 2020

    The Académie Française has ruled that COVID is feminine. So how can women and girls turn the tide? Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Disruptions to Health Care Could Cost 1.2 Million Children's Lives in Next 6 Months

    COVID-19 Disruptions to Health Care Could Cost 1.2 Million Children's Lives in Next 6 Months

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 18, 2020

    COVID-19 will cause major setbacks in health care, even beyond the number of infections. Read more

  • Article: Deadly Hospital Attack in Afghanistan Leaves Newborns Motherless

    Deadly Hospital Attack in Afghanistan Leaves Newborns Motherless

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 14, 2020

    The Doctors Without Borders hospital has had to suspend medical activities in the maternity ward. Read more

  • Article: What It’s Like Being a Pregnant ER Doctor in New York City Who Tested Positive for COVID-19
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    What It’s Like Being a Pregnant ER Doctor in New York City Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 16, 2020

    “A little bit of optimism does help during this time.” Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya Are Struggling to Access Health Care Amid COVID-19

    Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya Are Struggling to Access Health Care Amid COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 15, 2020

    We spoke to NGO Child.org about the impact coronavirus is having on the women it supports. Read more

  • Article: This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    This Woman’s Story Shows How One UK Organisation Is Saving Lives in Somaliland

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 12, 2020

    Hawa, from Somaliland, was able to have an emergency C-section that saved her life. Read more

  • Article: Maternal Death Rates in the US Haven’t Changed Since 2007 Report

    Maternal Death Rates in the US Haven’t Changed Since 2007 Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 30, 2020

    New data released by the CDC shows black women remain at a higher risk. Read more

  • Article: 8 Astonishing Things UK Aid Has Made Happen Since 2015 That You Should Definitely Know About
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    8 Astonishing Things UK Aid Has Made Happen Since 2015 That You Should Definitely Know About

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 26, 2019

    From fighting FGM to tackling climate change — here are the highlights of five years of UK aid. Read more