June 05, 2013 / Jennifer Burden
Could you imagine if EVERY mother on the planet got a box? Perhaps a box created for every mom in Uganda would motivate more mothers to attend their 4 prenatal checkups.
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June 03, 2013 / Corine Milano
When it comes time for a woman to face the real dangers of delivering a child, she often finds herself at the mercy of her circumstances. Read five stories, each offering a potential solution, from the front lines of this global crisis.
May 20, 2013 / Therese Drammeh
iders for Health, which has two decades of experience providing health transport in Africa, is responsible for maintaining the fleet, and for training Gambian drivers, riders and mechanics.
May 17, 2013 / Sarah Cole Kammerer
The concept is such: bring women together as a group to discuss maternal health problems facing their communities.
May 07, 2013 / Gary Darmstadt
Where is the best place on earth--and the worst--to be a mother? Save the Children’s report, State of the World’s Mothers, released today gives us the answers.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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