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Global Childrens Health

Video Shows How 'Immunization Gap' Leaves Many Children At Risk. Here's How You Can Help

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.12.2015 | Impact

It's a sentence no mother wants to hear when her child's health is at stake: "Sorry, we've run out of vaccines." But it's a bleak reality many fam...

How I Finished My Holiday Shopping Early

Vern Yip | Posted 01.26.2013 | Impact
Vern Yip

A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to see UNICEF's work firsthand in Mongolia, where many children face adult-sized challenges.

Achieving Results for Every Woman and Every Child

Michel Sidibé | Posted 11.24.2012 | Impact
Michel Sidibé

The past two years have been significant for women's and children's health for many reasons. The unprecedented global momentum towards saving the lives of 16 million women and children is among the most remarkable.

Healthy Mothers = Child Survival

Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN | Posted 08.26.2012 | Impact
Leslie Mancuso, PhD, RN, FAAN

When a mother survives, her children thrive. They are more likely to be vaccinated, eat properly, attend school and become productive members of their community, thereby making countries more secure and our world a better place.

Ending Preventable Child Deaths: A Little More Effort Could Get the Job Done

Koki Agarwal | Posted 08.20.2012 | Impact
Koki Agarwal

We applaud the efforts of these leaders, as we envision a future in which the world's most marginalized children receive the same life-saving interventions as our own. Now we must find the political will and determination to make this a reality.

Celebrating International Children's Day

Dyness Kasungami | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
Dyness Kasungami

While great strides in child survival have been made in the past years, we also remember those children who do not live to see their fifth birthday -- the 7.6 million children who die of preventable causes each year.

Global Motherhood: What Lies Ahead For The Maternal Health Community

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

The number of women who died from pregnancy and childbirth complications dropped to 287,000 in 2010. However, these latest statistics also point to the fact that much work lies ahead.

Ghana -- A Most Excellent Adventure

ONE | Posted 05.17.2012 | Impact

Seeing the starving kids on television does not prepare you for seeing it up close and personal. Standing outside the door of the in-patient room we were about to enter I took a deep breath to still myself for what may lay on the the other side of the door.