//Maternal, Newborn & Child Health
11 05, 2018

Medical Care with a Mother’s Touch: A Look Inside Casa Materna

By |2018-05-15T19:09:51+00:00May 11th, 2018|Guatemala, Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

Maya families in Guatemala’s western highlands recently gathered to break open piñatas and eat cake. In this isolated region, where maternal [...]

18 12, 2017

Prenatal Vitamin Distribution to Boost Newborn Outcomes in Liberia

By |2018-02-15T00:11:32+00:00December 18th, 2017|Health, Liberia, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

Each year in Liberia, 14% of babies are born too small, weighing less than 5.5 pounds. Complications due to low birth weight [...]

17 11, 2016

Every Preemie—SCALE Convenes Technical Experts Around Safe & Effective Care of Preterm Babies

By |2016-11-17T03:00:31+00:00November 17th, 2016|Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

Complication from preterm birth (babies born too soon) is the number one cause of death around the world for children under age [...]

15 11, 2016

New WHO Antenatal Care Recommendations: An Important Step Toward Saving Lives, Says Every Preemie

By |2018-02-14T23:57:01+00:00November 15th, 2016|Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new Antenatal Care Recommendations to help improve care of pregnant women and reduce the risk [...]

20 07, 2016

Every Preemie-SCALE Launches Multi-Country Report on Antenatal Corticosteroid Policy and Implementation

By |2018-02-14T23:51:39+00:00July 20th, 2016|Health, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health|

In June 2016, the USAID-funded Every Preemie—SCALE project, a consortium of Project Concern International (PCI), Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth [...]

7 06, 2016

Ensuring a Healthy Future for Families in San Diego

By |2018-02-16T20:45:27+00:00June 7th, 2016|Empowering Women, Hardship, Health, Local News, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, United States|

By Christa Davis and Dr. Maria Lourdes F. Reyes We’ve all experienced the discomfort of a hygiene “incident”: running out of [...]

25 05, 2016

The Power of Porridge: Fighting Malnutrition With Local Ingredients

By |2018-02-16T20:44:23+00:00May 25th, 2016|Food Security, Health, Hunger, Infant & Young Child Nutrition, Liberia, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Nutrition|

By Amy Ostrander Kou, a mother of seven, lives in Nimba County, Liberia, and like the rest of the nation, her [...]

17 05, 2016

Helping Families in India

By |2018-02-18T03:47:13+00:00May 17th, 2016|Empowering Women, Hardship, Health, Hunger, India, Infant & Young Child Nutrition, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation & Hygiene|

Helping Mothers, Babies and Families in India Have a Healthy Start Together By Liliana Cervantes A woman’s health during pregnancy is of [...]

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