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Child Survival Call to Action

Living Miracles: Celebrating Child and Maternal Survival in Washington

Katherine Marshall | Posted 06.26.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

Many parts of the world have yet to experience the transformation that modern medicine and better public health can bring, but there is rapid progress and very reasonable hope that we will soon live in a world where all families experience this miraculous change.

Pneumonia: The Silent Killer of Children

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

This silence is frustrating as pneumonia is a disease that kills 1.1 million children every year and can be prevented with simple solutions that also protect against related child killers like tuberculosis and diarrhea.

One Year Later: From Promise to Action on Ending Preventable Child Deaths

Nicole Schiegg | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Nicole Schiegg

The "celebrity" buzz captured new attention from media outlets and non-traditional audiences. But would a successful event build upon the decades of tireless work on child survival and lead to the movement that we all hoped for and envisioned? Would the promises turn into real action?

The Road to 2015 and Beyond: Keeping the Message Simple

Nicole Schiegg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Impact
Nicole Schiegg

My experience simplifying a development message was last year during the "Every Child Deserves a 5th Birthday" campaign. The rallying cry was easy to understand. No child should die from a preventable disease.

Getting on the Same Page to End Child Deaths

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Nearly 30% of child deaths around the world could be prevented using tools we already have. That we fail to prevent these deaths is one of the single largest failures of humanity.

The Top 10 Global Health Moments of 2012

Marshall Stowell | Posted 02.12.2013 | Impact
Marshall Stowell

In the year-end issue of Impact, we announce the top 10 global health milestones of 2012. We asked some of the world's most renowned leaders in global health to comment on why these moments made the list. What we heard was insightful and, in many cases, encouraging.

Child Survival, Maternal Health and Nutrition: The Tie That Binds and the Action Ahead

John McCullough | Posted 08.08.2012 | Impact
John McCullough

More than 7 million children will die this year before they turn five. That is simply unacceptable. For a brief moment, the world is about to turn its attention to the issue of child survival and nutrition.