Blog Posts - Child Mortality



Welcome to Curious Bends

A few years ago, I formed a group of science enthusiasts. Our goal was to fix the problem of poor science communication...
by The Allotrope on May 28, 2014

Welcome to Curious Bends

A few years ago, I formed a group of science enthusiasts. Our goal was to fix the problem of poor science communication...
by The Allotrope on May 28, 2014

New Commitments to Reduce Maternal and Child Mortality Announced

16 nations announced their new commitments to dramatically bring down the maternal, newborn and child mortality. U.N. Secretary General Ban ki Moon has welcomed this announcement. The initiative is a part of the Global Strategy for Women’s and...
by Ibloghealth on May 21, 2011

India, China Growth Helped Poverty Eradication: IMF, WB

India and China have made a significant contribution towards eradicating poverty and hunger, say The World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Presenting its Global Monitoring Report for 2011, the WB and the IMF have said that both I...
by Ibloghealth on Apr 18, 2011

Parents Who Smokes Can Poison Their Babies

March 31, 2011 By: Jane Category: Children and Baby Health If you are an active smoker, then you should think twice before you sleep in the same room with you baby. A research in California found that babies who sleeps with their parents (who are smo...
by Ibloghealth on Mar 31, 2011

The Odds are Greater

Meet Christine. She could be the young mother from next door. Or she could be the one from down the street. Or she could be the one from the other side of town. Unfortunately, she is not. She is a...

There Are No Scheduled Checkups

Polio was eradicated from the US many years ago. Today, it is just one of the often forgotten vaccines and shots routinely given to children. They are given during a baby's scheduled checkup. In Congo and most developing countries, babies...

After Labor and Childbirth

Baby showers are an established tradition for us. Presents are given to the expectant mother in advance. It's a joyous occasion. Many times, the sex of the baby is known in advance. So the expectant parents can plan ahead. Even...

Giving Both Mother and Her Newborn A Headstart At Life

A young mother and her newborn sat in the bed in the Bulape Hospital. I know the child mortality and maternal mortality rates in Congo. It is overwhelming. One out five children born in the Congo will not live to...


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