How to Get Portable Ultrasound to 2 Million Expectant Mothers

VOA News – Improving maternal and newborn health remains a pressing priority for many countries. But bringing both mother and baby safely through childbirth can be difficult in settings where health resources are in short supply. GE has launched a new portable ultrasound system designed for primary healthcare workers – including midwives, general More...

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By tcjonline On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

New Campaign Aims to Cultivate a Culture of Healthy Living In The Bronx

Eric Asiedu, Guest Writer, The Christian Journal Bronx ranks the least healthy county in New York State – for six years in a row. This must change. The change begins with you and I. After the inauguration of the More...

By Admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Africa Urged to Be Vigilant Over Zika Virus

By Fred Muvunyi (AFP, Dpa, Reuters) The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Zika virus, responsible for a surge in birth defects in South America, could rapidly spread to Africa. A global response More...

By Admin On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Kenya: Can ‘supergeeks’ save Kenya’s babies?

One FabLab team hard at work BBC News – Broken machines litter the labour ward at Kenyatta hospital in Nairobi. Nurses struggle to open oxygen valves with their fingernails because the buttons and valves are More...

By Admin On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Pregnant Jehovah’s Witness’ decision to refuse treatment ‘harrowing’ for hospital staff after mother and baby die.

Amy Corderoy, The Sydney Morning Herald –  A pregnant Jehovah’s Witness and her baby have died after the woman refused a blood transfusion in a Sydney hospital. Doctors described the harrowing effect More...