Month: May 2013

Saving lives from accidental deaths

As the Children’s Prize approaches its last week, we’d like to highlight our mission of saving lives around the world, including from accidental deaths. According to CDC data from 2009, accidental deaths including motor vehicle accidents, suffocation, drowning, poisoning, fire/burns and falls account for the largest number of child deaths in the United States every…
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Malaria in Miami? Shifting from global to local health.

As we briefly shift to local health, it was surprising to read about malaria cases in Miami. Miami-Dade has the largest foreign-born population in the United States, making it one of the most international communities. The diversity found in Miami-Dade is attributed not only to its foreign-born residents, but also to its tourists and visitors.…
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Happy Mother’s Day from the Children’s Prize!

Happy Mother’s Day from the Children’s Prize! Mothers across the globe share an unspoken and profound bond. The bond between mother and child. Women are the bearers of life and this Mother’s Day serves to remind us of the (human rights and maternal health) concerns that directly impact women, mothers. Video material…
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What does being a mother mean to you?

What does being a mother mean to you? As part of their #FirstMoments campaign, Save the Children and several celebrity moms that include Jennifer Garner, Jennifer Connelly and Allyson Hannigan join with celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe and moms worldwide to relate the thoughts they experienced prior to giving birth. Even with resources available to them,…
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Eye-Opening Reasons to Celebrate Mothers!

In the United States, we celebrate mothers with cards, flowers and brunch once a year. Here are some eye-opening reasons to celebrate mothers everyday! Mother’s Day is the day we express gratitude for all the sacrifices, support and encouragement that mothers make for us throughout our lives. It is often recognized that there is no…
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