#maternal health

  • Article: These Are the Women Lighting Up Clinics in Sierra Leone With Solar Power

    These Are the Women Lighting Up Clinics in Sierra Leone With Solar Power

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    In Sierra Leone, women sometimes give birth without electricity. Read more

  • Article: How Investigating Deaths Could Help Put an End to High Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone

    How Investigating Deaths Could Help Put an End to High Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone

    By Jacky Habib|Dec. 20, 2019

    Health workers in Sierra Leone spoke to Global Citizen about the country's high maternal mortality. Read more

  • Article: This US Bill Could End Preventable Mother and Child Deaths by 2035. Here’s What You Need to Know.
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    This US Bill Could End Preventable Mother and Child Deaths by 2035. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 25, 2019

    The Reach Every Mother and Child Act is a bipartisan bill that aims to save 600,000 women by 2020. Read more

  • Article: These Health Advocates Have A Plan to Decrease Maternal Mortality Rates Around the World
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    These Health Advocates Have A Plan to Decrease Maternal Mortality Rates Around the World

    By John G. MearaMelissa GradillaLina Roa  and  Christy Turlington Burns|Oct. 25, 2019

    Maternal mortality dropped by 44% from 1990 to 2015 — but more can be done. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Are Most Affected by Venezuela's Health Care Crisis

    Women and Girls Are Most Affected by Venezuela's Health Care Crisis

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 9, 2019

    The UN says women are dying unnecessarily due to a lack of basic medicine and equipment. Read more

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    “Eradicating an infectious disease is a staggeringly difficult task — we’ve only done it once.” Read more

  • Article: Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study

    Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 18, 2019

    Every day, more than 800 women die due to preventable pregnancy and childbirth complications. Read more