Maternal mortality
Millions of women in the US are being left without essential healthcare

As maternity care deserts in the US expand, millions of women in rural areas of the US have been left without access to basic maternity care, including labor wards

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

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

The year 2022 for health in Africa

The Atlas of African Health Statistics 2022 gauges the overall health situation in Africa by measuring certain key statistics. The picture is not a pretty one.