Study shows maternal health program in India failing to deliver

A prominent program that claims to reduce infant and maternal deaths in rural India by encouraging mothers to deliver in private hospitals has been unsuccessful, despite the investment of more than $ 25 million since 2005, a new Duke University study finds. Pregnancy / Obstetrics News From Medical News Today

India’s Toilet Race Failing

Bloomberg, via GHNow – An interesting article exploring important links between sanitation interventions, culture, and gender violence. India’s Toilet Race Failing as Villages Don’t Use Them – Bloomberg. The post India’s Toilet Race Failing appeared first on Global Health Hub: news and blogosphere aggregator. Global Health Hub: news and blogosphere aggregator » Maternal & Reproductive […]

UK failing to reduce child, youth deaths as quickly as other wealthy countries

The UK has failed to match the gains made in reducing deaths among children and young adults by 17 other high-income countries in the European Union, Australia, Canada, and Norway (EU15+) in the 38 years since 1970. The findings reveal that despite the UK having been in or near the top 25% (best quartile) for […]