What I Learned at the Congressional Prayer Breakfast

October 11, 2017By Christina BradicMaternal and Child health 3 Comments

On Tuesday, October 2, following World Vision’s Day of Prayer, World Vision US partnered with Food for the Hungry, Catholic Relief Services, and Christian Connections for International Health to bring together a bipartisan group of members of Congress, government officials, and pastors, to pray for mothers and children around the globe. The event was opened … Read More

From Born Too Soon to Born On Time —Thoughts on World Prematurity Day

November 17, 2016By Cassie RollinsMaternal and Child health No Comments

Additional contributions by Aaron Brose. It is very likely you know someone who has given birth to, or maybe even was, a preterm baby—a “preemie” as they’re affectionately called. In the United States, preterm birth may come with complications, but hospital and medical teams are well-equipped to provide life-saving care and give parents information about … Read More

We Can Act on the Call

June 22, 2016By Christina BradicMaternal and Child health No Comments

This week, USAID released the third annual report, Acting on the Call: Ending preventable child and maternal deaths. Nearly 300,000 women die each year from pregnancy and childbirth, but the good news is that we have a plan. In 2014, the first Acting on the Call report laid out a roadmap – save 600,000 women’s lives by 2020 and the … Read More