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Chances to Win a Scholarship to Women Deliver 2013!

This contest is now closed. Women Deliver held a contest to win free registration to the Women Deliver 2013 global conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This was a chance to win a ticket to the decade’s most important event for girls and women for the social media savvy. Read more...

Celebrate Solutions: ‘Mentor Mothers’ Help to Curb Vertical Transmission of HIV

By Lindsay Menard-Freeman, Women Deliver

In the U.S. and Europe, the transmission of HIV/AIDS from mother to child has been virtually eradicated.  Yet, worldwide approximately 900 children are newly infected with HIV every day; most of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Without intervention, 40% of pregnant women living with HIV are likely to pass the virus to their babies, and each year more than 200,000 children will die from HIV and AIDS related illnesses.  While the establishment of programs to prevent transmission has grown in recent years, there is evidence to support the need for education and counseling to supplement medical intervention. And programs like mothers2mothers (m2m) are bridging the gap between services and support.  Read more...
 

Partner Spotlight: Malaysia - World’s No.1 in Condoms

By: The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council

The Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council (MREPC) is proud to support Women Deliver 2013 to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here is a corporate video of MREPC. Read more...

 

Partner Spotlight: Jhpiego Works to Keep Women and Mothers Alive and Healthy

By: Jhpiego

Jhpiego, a global health non-profit and affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, works to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. For 40 years and in more than 155 countries, Jhpiego has been innovating to save lives by developing low-cost solutions to global health challenges. Read more...

 

Partner Spotlight: Vouchers - Investing in Women’s Health

By: Ben Bellows, Associate, Population Council, Reproductive Health Programme

When women survive, families, communities, and countries thrive. Investing in the health and well-being of women and girls should be a top development priority. Yet progress toward meeting Millennium Development Goal 5, which calls for improving maternal health, lags furthest behind all eight MDGs. Read more...

 

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