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GlobalPost spoke with physician Ari Johnson, co-author of a new study that documents a rapid, tenfold decline in child mortality.
Academics consider the value of rating companies’ global health “footprints.”
Global health advocates are calling for accelerated reductions in child mortality to meet the 2015 deadline, even though they know we won't reach the UN goal. Why many still consider MDG 4 a success story.
A new campaign to end preventable child deaths has reenergized the global health community, but will it be enough?
In July, Zambia unveiled a new vaccine campaign to protect against pneumonia, intensifying a national response to the single leading cause of death for children under 5 around the world. Still, treatment challenges persist.
Health correspondent Marissa Miley reflects on the country’s recent pneumococcal vaccine rollout.
On the road in Lufwanyama, Zambia, locals volunteer five to eight hours a day to get health care to children living in hard-to-reach areas.
GlobalPost correspondent Marissa Miley heads to Zambia to look at efforts to prevent and treat the leading cause of death for children under five.
Rare and neglected diseases affect more than 1 billion people around the world – including millions in the US
New UN report projects global population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050, driven by high fertility rates in Africa
'Nutrition for Growth' summit held Saturday will bring together international leaders to address global nutrition problems
Separate publications from Countdown to 2015 and Save the Children examine the health and development of children around the world
PTSD and related stress disorders can take weeks or months to develop — and local organizations are prepared to help.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are urged to sustain US funding for fighting malaria.
A new vaccine may help the 100,000 Indian children under 5 who die annually of diarrhea, but scientists say that health systems must also be improved.
The 2013 World Health Statistics Report focuses on progress to health-related Millenium Development Goals.
Save the Children calls attention to newborn health and the slow progress in reducing newborn mortality.
HIV/AIDS experts address findings of 2013 IOM report, the latest evaluation of PEPFAR.
GAVI Deputy CEO Helen Evans spoke with GlobalPost about the rotavirus vaccine in Haiti.
Rajiv Shah addresses the budget for 2014, including global health, before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.