Archive for April 2014

Global Immunization: A Mother’s Call to Give All Children a Shot at Life

Friday, April 25th, 2014

by Devi R. Thomas Director, Shot@Life Campaign United Nations Foundation My parents migrated to North America from India, a country that has seen recent success in eradicating harmful childhood diseases like polio, but for many years struggled to provide millions of people with access to vaccines. When my sister and I were born, our parents…  read more >>

Helping New Moms, One Text at a Time

Friday, April 11th, 2014

by Tamara Grider Director of Marketing and Communications, Text4baby National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB)  My journey working in maternal and child health began almost two years ago with Text4baby, a service of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition. Although I was aware of the various health disparities underserved women face every day,…  read more >>