Day 2 Social Media Highlights from India’s Child Survival Summit #C2AIndia

If you missed our piece about Day 1 of India’s Child Survival Summit on the Gates Foundation blog, Impatient Optimists, you can read it at The Most Important Conversation This Week: India on the Survival of its Children. You might recall our coverage of the Child Survival Summit that was held in Washington, DC last year. Convened by the Ministries of Health of Ethiopia and … Continue reading Day 2 Social Media Highlights from India’s Child Survival Summit #C2AIndia

Child Survival: Now on the Global Agenda

Today in the developing world over 11,000 children – especially those under the age of five – will die. These deaths are largely caused by preventable disease and neonatal conditions that can also be prevented. In all, that number totals 4.4 million children a year. That number, while explosively high, is significantly down 70 percent from 20 years ago. Now, the global health community is … Continue reading Child Survival: Now on the Global Agenda

Where Child Survival Gets Top Billing

Today I am attending the Child Survival Call to Action Summit at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. I am attending as media as a part of the ONE Moms Advisory Board. If you would like to join a group of mothers who work specifically to eradicate global poverty be sure to join us at http://www.one.org/moms. Some of the early speakers at the Child Survial Call to … Continue reading Where Child Survival Gets Top Billing