Mother-Baby Pack launched to prevent HIV transmission launched in Kenya

Kenya

Watch the video and read about the global launch of the Mother-Baby Pack in Kenya, an innovative approach to prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

Pakistani Mothers, Babies Face Health Risks

Pakistan

PBS follows the Pakistan Medical Association through camps near flood-affected areas in Pakistan to cover the conditions that expectant mothers endure and their infants are born into.

The Girl Effect: The clock is ticking

 Watch the powerful video that shows the potential of 600 million adolescent girls to end poverty for themselves and the world.

Pregnancy and childbirth support in Pakistan

Pakistan

Watch this UNICEF video on what is being done to help expecting mothers and newborns in Pakistan’s terrible flood conditions.

Mobile obstetrics programme improved maternal health in Eastern Burma

Myanmar HNN Admin

A community based mobile obstetrics initiative could improve maternal health and access to medical assistance for expectant mothers in Burma.

Yemen: Making Pregnancy a Choice, Not a Risk

Yemen HNN Admin

Most of those living in Lahej are poor and illiterate, and experience death as often as they bring new life into this world.

Guinea-Bissau: Hospital births on rise

Guinea-Bissau

 More women in Guinea-Bissau are shunning traditional birthing attendants and choosing to give birth in hospitals, say doctors and aid officials…

Q&A with Bolivia’s newborn health expert

Bolivia

This article is a brief interview with Bertha Pooley of Save the Children concerning newborn health in Bolivia.