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Maternal Healthcare

The Benefits Of Community For Infant Health

Linda Pfeiffer | Posted 12.04.2014 | Impact
Linda Pfeiffer

When a mother dies in poor communities, her older children often leave school to care for the younger children, making it nearly impossible for the next generation to escape the cycle of poverty. The fact that all of this is preventable is tragic--but it also means there is hope.

Global Motherhood: Beyond survival -- Could Access to Maternal Care Transform a Woman's Life?

Yasmina Zaidman | Posted 09.18.2012 | Impact
Yasmina Zaidman

In the developing world, the option for poor women to have medical assistance of any kind is often absent and this leads to the death of 800 women each day from pregnancy and childbirth.