What We’ve Heard and Learned at Women Deliver

As we move into the second day of the conference, here are some of the inspiring quotes we’ve heard.  Across sessions, speakers educated attendees about gender disparities and the importance of  women’s health and empowerment.
29 May 2013 read more

From Latin America to Africa, Immunization Goes Viral

This week is World Immunization Week, a global effort to highlight the importance of immunization as a life-saving intervention that guards against preventable diseases. For its part, the World Health Organization wants to highlight the need to reach the 22.4 million infants who are not fully immunized at 12 months.
26 April 2013 read more

Adult Obesity: Lost Cause or Opportunity?

It seems as though in some ways we’ve accepted adult obesity as the new normal. Seven out of 10 people in the U.S. are either overweight or obese, conditions that lead to increased risk for high blood pressure, heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
24 April 2013 read more

Mothers: The Women Behind Today’s ‘Women in the World’

Women in the World brought together some of the most influential female leaders from across the globe to discuss pressing issues affecting women today. But what stood out in most of the presentations was a mention of one unifying driving force behind each of these remarkable changemakers: their mother.
17 April 2013 read more