Posts tagged "United States"
Historic Climate Change Agreement Reached in Paris

Historic Climate Change Agreement Reached in Paris

On Saturday, representatives from 198 countries approved a plan to prevent increased global warming by cutting greenhouse gas emissions globally.
New Study Shows More Women Choosing LARCs

New Study Shows More Women Choosing LARCs

Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) is the "fast-growing" form of birth control in the United States, according to a new report released this month.

UN Reports Major Decrease In Maternal Mortality Worldwide

A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division reveals a 44 percent drop in maternal mortality worldwide since 1990.
Midwives: Women Saving Women

Midwives: Women Saving Women

Today, May 5, 2011 is International Day of the Midwife, which was spearheaded by the International Confederation of Midwives in 1992. It’s been said over and over, but it bears repeating. ONE WOMAN DIES EVERY MINUTE OF EVERY DAY DUE TO COMPLICATIONS OF CHILDBIRTH. That’s approximately 529,000 women each year, with another 10 MILLION more...