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2013-06-29 23:17:36

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) has awarded Phyllis Greenberger, MSW, President and CEO of the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) their prestigious Woman of the Year award. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) has awarded Phyllis Greenberger, MSW, President and CEO of the Society for Women’s Health Research (SWHR) their prestigious Woman of the Year award. Headquartered in Garden City, NY, NAPW is an...

2013-06-07 23:01:53

Leadership Team Appointed for the United Nations Special Envoy Office and MDG Health Alliance. Suprotik Basu to serve as CEO, David Alport to serve as SVP Communications New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Ray Chambers, the United Nations Secretary-General´s Special Envoy for Financing the Health Millennium Development Goals and for Malaria and the Chairman of the MDG Health Alliance — today announced two senior staff appointments. Suprotik Basu, who has served as Managing...

2013-06-03 23:14:43

Merck has committed nearly $500,000 to help UNICEF improve the quality of healthcare for mothers and their children. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Merck, a longstanding partner of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, has committed nearly $500,000 toward UNICEF´s efforts to protect the lives of mothers and their children in South Africa through its Merck for Mothers initiative. With this support, UNICEF will help improve the quality of and access to low-cost, high impact solutions that...

2013-05-14 13:13:31

Countries in which girls are commonly married before the age of 18 have significantly higher rates of maternal and infant mortality, report researchers in the current online issue of the journal Violence Against Women. The study, by Anita Raj, PhD, a professor in the Department of Medicine in the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Ulrike Boehmer, PhD, an associate professor in the Boston University School of Public Health, is the first published ecological analysis...

2013-05-09 23:24:48

Nineteen of the top 20 highest maternal mortality rates by country are in Sub-Saharan Africa. BRAC is adapting its proven maternal healthcare model to countries in the region. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 For the occasion of Mother's Day this year, BRAC USA has launched "No Mother Stands Alone," a campaign to reduce maternal mortality through grassroots mobilization and entrepreneurship in countries most in need of better maternal health. The campaign invites all those who believe in...

2013-05-06 23:16:26

Gender Analytical Framework provides an outline to help mHealth implementers account for gender issues. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Recognizing the significant impact of gender inequity on women's health in low- and middle-income countries, the mHealth Alliance today released a Gender Analytical Framework to help mHealth implementers better understand the implications of gender issues for mobile health (mHealth). "As with all health interventions, mHealth programs designed with...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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