MDG 4 & 5 CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH Partnerships for Social Action Research (UCP-SARnet)Children's education xiaojinSun, 18 Mar 2012 22:04:11 -0700 the Children in Africa<div><p><object width="320" height="240" classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" data="" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="src" value=""/><param name="wmode" value="transparent"/></object></p> <p><a href="" class=" WikiLinkType0"></a></p></div>Cheng Yao (Candice)Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:37:35 -0700 Tap Project<div><p style="text-align: left;"><img style="float: left;" src="" alt="5123_032510_unicef_l.jpg" width="125" height="170"/></p> <p style="text-align: left;"></p> <p style="text-align: left;">In 2007, the UNICEF Tap Project was born in New York City based on a simple,tangible and easy-to-implement concept: restaurants would ask their patrons to donate $1 or more for the tap water they usually enjoy for free, and all funds raised would support UNICEF's efforts to bring clean and accessible water to millions of children around the…</p></div>Danielle FinochiaroWed, 13 Apr 2011 10:13:45 -0700 Kids Will Be Alright<div><p>Since the terrible nightmare began and continues in Japan, parents are noticing a difference in child's emotions and behaviors.  Attention as been called by the government and community leaders to speak more to their children and ask questions about their emotions, which is something very new in the Japanese culture.  A clinical pyschologist who…</p></div>Francesca MercurioTue, 12 Apr 2011 14:39:10 -0700 Can Prevent Premature Births, but Price of Drug is High<div><p>A new drug has been marketed to pregnant women with short cervixes that often deliver prematurely due to complications.  The drug which has been approved by the FDA has shown promise in helping women with short cervixes deliver healthier babies.  While the price of the drug has significantly gone down, if prices could be lowered this new drug…</p></div>Maureen SchirmerSun, 10 Apr 2011 18:23:09 -0700 is World Health Day- Shine A light on Maternal Health<div><p> </p> <p><img id="157e19e6-bd9f-4427-ae60-4934aea4d068" src="" alt="who.jpg" width="147" height="172""border: 0px initial initial;"/></p> <p>Preventable deaths in pregnancy and childbirth are violations of the right to health, and the right to freedom from discrimination due to gender, race, ethnicity, immigration status, or income level. Maternal mortality is not just a public health emergency - it is a human rights crisis.</p> <p>Every 90 seconds, another woman dies from complications…</p></div>Danielle FinochiaroThu, 07 Apr 2011 10:13:00 -0700 the Children Midwife Charity LaneFri, 01 Apr 2011 08:05:26 -0700 Pneumonia vaccine available for millions more in Kenya!<div><p>Kenya is currently the first African country to roll out what in medical circles is referred to as "pneumococcal vaccine". Within the year, children in other poor countries such as Nicaragua, Mali, Yemen and Sierra Leone will also have access to the vaccine. President Mwai Kibaki Monday officially launched the pneumococcal vaccine that will…</p></div>Danielle FinochiaroSat, 19 Mar 2011 17:06:15 -0700 in Pregnancy Raising Concerns for Later Development<div><p>This study demonstrates the importance of a well balanced diet during pregnancy.  The article describes how malnutrioned women during pregnancy may have everlasting affects on the child in later development.  Diabetes being one of the major findings in children whose mother did not have a well balanced diet.  Permanent gene adaptations may also be…</p></div>Maureen SchirmerSun, 13 Mar 2011 16:33:07 -0700 Bed Nets Delivered to Zambia Today<div><p>More than 800,000 anti-malaria bed nets arrived today in Zambia. These beds have been distributed three months ahead of scheduled. This was possible thanks to the Zambia Government, the World Bank, UNICEF, Stanbic Bank Zambia, part of the Standard Bank Group and the United Nations Foundation, supported by the African Leaders Malaria Alliance and…</p></div>Maria NavarroMon, 21 Feb 2011 20:17:57 -0700