maternal health
Migrant health in Chicago suffers due to lack of planning and support

As migrants continue to arrive in Chicago, the city struggles to provide adequate shelter and health care for the new arrivals

World breastfeeding week Supporting breastfeeding in the workplace and beyond

World Breastfeeding Week 2023 highlights the importance of workplace protections in promoting breastfeeding. It is equally crucial to strengthen public health systems worldwide to improve maternal and child health

Baby formula shortage US One year of baby formula shortage in the US

Families in the US are struggling with the effects of an infant formula shortage caused by over-reliance on commercial milk formula producers and absence of support for breastfeeding and human milk banks

Daily Round-up | UN report reveals major setbacks in maternal health & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of alarming numbers from a UN report on maternal health indicators, the findings of a committee on the 2020 Delhi violence, and the release of two Pakistani men from Guantanamo Bay

UN report on maternal health trends New UN report shows major setbacks in maternal health

The numbers from a report by UN agencies indicate that after progress had been made in the period from 2000 to 2015, maternal mortality indicators stagnated in the four years that followed

What is behind the baby formula shortage in the US?

Thousands of families in the US have been struggling with a shortage of infant formula for over half a year, with attempts to resolve the situation undermined by industry interests

US abortion rights struck down: what now?

A few days following the Supreme Court decision, an uneven patchwork of abortion bans across the country only reenforces existing inequality