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Saving Mothers and Babies: The Grand Challenge

What does a garage mechanic from Argentina, a team of students from North Carolina, and a group of doctors in Kenya have in common? They are all pushing the boundaries of innovation to save the lives of women and newborns during their most vulnerable hours — from the time of labor to the 48 hours after a baby is born

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Join the United Nations to End Human Trafficking

Here’s an (almost) unbelievable fact: there are more human beings in slavery right now than at any other time in human history.

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Newsday Tuesday: Will New York Be As Hot As Florida?

If you’ve found yourself talking about how hot it is this summer, you’re not alone. In fact, it looks like summers are going to continue to get hotter as time goes by.

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Speaking for the Silent Majority

“Children’s voices are the silent majority, somebody must speak for them.” Joan Awunyo-Akaba, PhD, has been crusading and advocating for children for most of her career. From her time as a midwife, focused on delivering healthy and strong babies, all the way through to her current role as a board member of the GAVI Alliance […]

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The New Face of HIV/AIDS is Women and Mothers

12,000 researchers and scientists, medical professionals, activists, policy makers and perhaps most importantly, members of the global HIV+ positive community have gathered in Melbourne, Australia this week to share ideas, latest developments and shape the continued battle against HIV/AIDS.

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Newsday Tuesday: what children talk about when they talk about the Gaza conflict

In a conflict that has been unfolding for decades, shaped by a history unfolding for centuries, the reality of this latest Palestinian-Israeli conflict is not unique. Impacted most of all are the region’s children.

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Free yourself, free others and serve every day

Today, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela would have turned 96. We celebrate the legacy of a man who gave hope to millions of Africans both young and old, and inspired millions elsewhere.

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Sienna Miller Connects with Syrian Mothers in Lebanon

Raising children in a tent city with fear and hardship around you every day is unimaginably difficult. Actress, mother, and International Medical Corps Global Ambassador Sienna Miller visited a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon to meet with some of the mothers in this tough situation and learn more about their experiences, and their hopes for […]

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Newsday Tuesday: Poor Sanitation May Afflict Well-Fed Children With Malnutrition

Families in the Sheohar District in India have been doing everything right. Fresh food choices, breastfeeding and a booming economy. Vivek is a child in one of these families — and he should be thriving. However, like so many millions of children under five around the world, he is suffering from malnourishment and stunting.

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The Power to Ignite Change and Light Up a Continent

Did you know your refrigerator alone uses around 9 times the amount of electricity as the average Ethiopian does in a whole year? This doesn’t make me feel guilty, but it certainly feels unfair. It’s unfair too that a lack of reliable power means…

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