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Midwives at the core of maternal health - on International Day of the Midwife

Putting the Health and Wellbeing of Girls & Women Front and Center of the SDGs

THE WELLBEING FOUNDATION AFRICA 10 YEARS ON

WBFA TAKES A STAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON THE INT'L DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF #VAW

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 16:30

Today at the Global Positive Forum, policymakers, civil society, corporations and figures of influence will gather in Paris to promote a new trajectory for sustainable global growth and positive change around the world. The past few years have brought a series of unpredictable events that have shaken the status quo, unveiling a level of fragility and ineffectiveness that seem unprecedented in the 21st century. Gaping gender inequality and poor maternal healthcare are symptomatic of the inadequate system of global governance that is failing the people it serves, and are two of the issues that will addressed at today’s Forum.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 14:30

Anglo-Nigerian philanthropist Toyin Saraki launched the Wellbeing Foundation to try to end maternal mortality. Now her Mamacare clinics are saving lives globally, says Rosamund Urwin

 

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 11:45

Maternal Health: what's next?
Can we stop unnecessary maternal deaths for good? Mediaplanet is running the 'Maternal Health' campaign which aims to raise awareness on international standards for maternal health, working in partnership with key thought leaders from WHO, EWEC, UNAIDS, UNFPA and more.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 12:15

Breast milk is the baby’s natural food, easily digested, and containing all the nutrients the baby requires for the first six months. It reduces the risk of infections and poor growth, and it is also a perfect way to bond with the baby. Breastfeeding is good for the mother, too; it lowers the risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer. Mothers who breastfeed find it easier to lose the weight gained during pregnancy.

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