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Forged partnerships between the public and private sectors are gaining prominence, raising questions about their transparency and precise impact in the world.
The Pulitzer Center’s latest interactive map shows where progress has—
and has not—been made in the global campaign to end child mortality
Deputy editor Marissa Miley joined a panel discussion about “the story behind the story” for global health reporting at the annual meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health.
This year's Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report profiles four countries — including the US — that have seen particularly poor health outcomes for the most disadvantaged women and their children following crises.
After a young mother is forced to deliver via C-section, tensions flare over a woman’s right to choose how her child is born.
Patience is required for women visiting a government-run clinic.
Deputy editor of global health Marissa Miley is reporting in Brazil to better understand how women experience pregnancy and childbirth.
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.