The woman hung up her phone and delivered a baby into her yellow and orange skirt so quietly it almost escaped the nurses’ notice.
The deadly earthquake that hit Ludian, Yunnan province, two weeks ago has affected the lives of more than 1 million people, over 250,000 of whom are children.
There are only 500 days left for countries to meet the MDGs.
In a simple home in the village of Mosebo, Ethiopia—an earthen floor and walls made of wood and mud—a woman sat on a mattress on the floor with her crying, 8-month-old son. The mother, Alemitu Kelkay, pressed him to her breast, and eventually he quieted down.
Ghana launches National Newborn Strategy and Action Plan
As World Breastfeeding Week kicks off today, the Department of Health has encouraged families, communities and employers to provide a supportive environment for mothers to breastfeed.
It’s not that difficult to guess why the topic of breastfeeding emerges as a matter of discussion in various forums and why it is considered so important, to the extent that Breastfeeding Week is commemorated globally from August 1- 7 every year.
The home and maternal health clinic of Feeza Shraim, a UNFPA-supported midwife in the Gaza Strip, were destroyed in an airstrike.
Developing and Strengthening Community Health Worker Programs at Scale
Save the Children hosted a political conclave – on the theme ‘No Child Born to Die’ -- with elected representatives and political leaders from Bihar in the state capital.