Tag: Maternal Health

Koohi Goth Hospital: On Obstetric Fistula & Restoring Dignity

“Why do women have to leak for thirty long years before finally finding their way to us?” said Dr. Shershah Syed, President of the Pakistan National Forum on Women’s Health (PNFWH). While on a visit to Pakistan, we had the opportunity to meet a key partner organization working with Dr. Anita Zaidi and her VITAL…
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The Benefits of Breastfeeding

While breastfeeding may not seem the right choice for every parent, it is the best choice for every baby.  ~Amy Spangler @babygooroo A child’s risk of death in the first four weeks of life is nearly 15 times greater than any other time before his or her first birthday. The first day of life is the…
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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. http://youtu.be/_tS5qQxmZSs http://youtu.be/LXmPHJWGbqE http://youtu.be/WtvzuLuQ1zg Video material…
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Google+ Hangout On Air: Stories with Heart

On Feb. 14, 2013 at 2pm, the Children’s Prize will host Stories with Heart: A Commitment to Child Survival during a live broadcast via Google+ Hangout On Air. The Children’s Prize together with Rachel Zaslow (Mother Health International), Jacqueline Cutts (Safe Mothers Safe Babies) and Lorna Owens (Footprints Foundation) will share a candid dialogue about their commitment to…
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