Our Round-Up of #Newborn2013 Tweets

Three full days of the Global Newborn Health Conference have passed. Throughout the conference we have tweeted select facts and information from experts who have presented at the conference. You can read our first day tweets at Key Tweets from the Global Newborn Health Conference. Follow the full conversation at #newborn2013 and watch the final day of the livestream at http://www.newborn2013.com. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe Continue reading Our Round-Up of #Newborn2013 Tweets

Key Tweets From the Global Newborn Health Conference

Today marks the start of the first ever Global Newborn Health Conference. Thus far conference-goers have heard opening remarks from high level executives at the World Health Organization, Save the Children, UNICEF, MCHIP, USAID, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Below are key tweets from the early morning session as well as those of our own. You can watch the conference from South Africa … Continue reading Key Tweets From the Global Newborn Health Conference

Team Creates Clean Water Solution for South Africans

James Smith, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and Dr. Rebecca Dillingham, director of the University of Virginia’s Center for Global Health, with a PureMadi water filter. In areas where water is often filled with pathogens that are deadly or can cause severe illness it is important to either filter water or, the alternative, have access to clean water. According to our partner WaterAid, 783 … Continue reading Team Creates Clean Water Solution for South Africans

[Watch] Videos from World Bank President Jim Yong Kim

As you probably know the World Bank Group has a brand-new president, Jim Young Kim, as of July 2012. What you may not know is that the World Bank posts regular videos of Dr. Kim in various places around the world during his first international trip as president like this one from Pretoria, South Africa where Mr. Kim talks about the ingenuity of Mailtronics, a thriving … Continue reading [Watch] Videos from World Bank President Jim Yong Kim