#maternal health

  • 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

    July 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

  • Article: Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid
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    Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid

    Jan. 30, 2019

    For #IDW2019, Global Citizen took a look at the past, present, and future of Canada’s foreign aid. Read more

  • Feature: Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 20, 2018

    About 830 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications every day. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  • Article: The GFF Replenishment Raised $1 Billion. Here Are 5 Ways the Money Will Help Moms and Babies.

    The GFF Replenishment Raised $1 Billion. Here Are 5 Ways the Money Will Help Moms and Babies.

    By Diana Duong|Nov. 16, 2018

    The GFF secured $1 billion at its replenishment conference. Read more