By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 23, 2011 9:55pm

Imagine Me & You Contest Rules

The Million Moms Challenge “IMAGINE ME & YOU…” CONTEST   Sponsored by ABC News and the United Nations Foundation   Presented by Disney Baby In Association with ANNE GEDDES CONTEST SUMMARY:  Pregnant women share their wishes and dreams for life with their little one in… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Nov 22, 2011 9:50pm

Health Coaches Make House Calls

Contributor Content by: Global Health Frontline News October 2011 Lima, Peru Many patients with chronic health conditions become overwhelmed with the complex demands of their daily care. Which medications have to be taken at what time of day? How many times each day for this… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Nov 21, 2011 11:32pm

Protecting Lives: GAVI Provides HPV Vaccine in the Developing World

While the HPV vaccine is the subject of hot debate in the United States, the high price of the vaccine makes it unavailable in most of the world- until recently. Last Thursday, GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization) took the first pivotal steps to… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 21, 2011 7:29pm

Aid Groups Work to Improve Birth Rate in Sierra Leone

by CAROLYN JOHNSON/ABC7 Sierra Leone is one of deadliest places in the world for a mother to give birth and it’s also the worst place for a child under the age of five to survive. ABC7 traveled more than 8,000 miles to the West African… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 18, 2011 6:32pm

50 Cent Joins the Million Moms Challenge

By CATHERINE C. SHELLEY/ABC NEWS Curtis Jackson, better known to his throngs of fans as rapper 50 Cent, joined the Millions Mom Challenge.   In September, 50 Cent took part in the “Every Woman, Every Child” United Nations Reception, pledging his support to help save… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 18, 2011 5:22pm

Thank YOU for all the Marathon Support

By: Christy Turlington Burns/ Founder Every Mother Counts November 15, 2011 After my first run (this morning) since marathon Sunday, I feel inspired to revisit and share my experience with all of you who lovingly supported Team EMC and our efforts on behalf of moms… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Nov 15, 2011 6:32pm

Wear Your Support: Giving a Gift You Can Feel Good About

  What can you buy with $20?  Four latte mochachinos? A manicure (tip included)? A large pepperoni pizza for the family?  How about lasting change? Your $20 = Life Every 20 seconds, a child dies from a preventable disease.  For $20, Shot@Life will provide a… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 15, 2011 8:54am

Haiti’s Silent Killer

By DAVID LINDSAY/Global Health Frontline News Northern Haiti 11-month old Pierre Wisny is painfully thin, with ribs showing and his skin practically hanging off him. He weighs just 11 pounds (five kilograms). When the circumference of his arm is measured, which is an indicator of… Read More »

By Anna Maria Barry-Jester

Nov 15, 2011 12:21am

Potty Talk: Who Gives a Crap?

The can, the loo, the john, the crapper…Whatever you call it, it’s where you go to poop. In the past 200 years, no innovation has saved more lives than the toilet. Really. So much so that Nov. 19 has been named World Toilet Day. Most… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Nov 11, 2011 11:40pm

Somalia Famine: How to Help

East Africa is experiencing what U.S. State Department officials say is quickly becoming one of the worst humanitarian crisis in decades. Already, ABC News viewers have donated over $175,000 for famine relief. Help is a simple click away.   International Rescue Committee (IRC)  is on… Read More »