Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

  • Your Selections:

Refine Results

date

Tags

Global Leaders Should Prioritize Removing Barriers To, Investing In Breastfeeding

Devex: Breastfeeding should be a global priority France Bégin, senior nutrition adviser for infant and young child nutrition at UNICEF “…At this year’s United Nations General Assembly, policymakers and elected officials should increase their political commitment for breastfeeding as they work to tackle issues of critical importance related to the…

Progress On Health-Related SDGs Varies Widely By Country, Lancet Report Shows

Agence France-Presse: Mixed report for global health progress “The world has made progress in curbing infant mortality, stunted growth, and other poverty-driven problems, while obesity, alcohol abuse, and partner violence has risen, a major review of U.N. health goals said Wednesday…” (Le Roux, 9/21). Bloomberg News: America Is Not the…

Case-Control Study Strengthens Association Between Zika Infection, Microcephaly In Newborns

CIDRAP News: Case-control study adds to Zika-microcephaly link “Brazilian researchers [Thursday] added an eagerly awaited piece of the Zika-microcephaly puzzle, publishing the first case-control study, which found a strong link between the two conditions. …The study, ordered by Brazil’s health ministry, included all babies born with microcephaly in eight public…

Global Survey Of Attitudes Toward Immunization Shows Varying Sentiments Among Nations

Humanosphere: Vaccines: Education and access aren’t enough in a skeptical Europe, survey finds “…Researchers from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Imperial College London, and the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health in Singapore questioned nearly 66,000 people across 67 countries about their attitudes on immunization. The…

Global Maternal Deaths Drop By 44% Since 1990, But Disparities In Care Remain, According To Study Published As Part Of Lancet Maternal Health Series

The Guardian: Maternal deaths worldwide drop by half, yet shocking disparities remain “The number of women dying from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth has almost halved since 1990, a global report has revealed. Worldwide the annual number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births fell by 44 percent between…

Congress Should Pass Reach Every Mother And Child Act

Huffington Post: If Congress Acts, We Can Save Moms and Kids Mark Shriver, president of Save the Children Action Network “…[T]he Reach Every Mother and Child Act (Reach Act), would ensure that the U.S. focuses on the poorest and most vulnerable women and children, sets ambitious targets, and has a…

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.