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A Pan-Canadian Immunization Strategy: Giving the Gift of Health

While Canadians remained focused on the sustainability of our health care system, the need for a renewed focus on vaccines and immunization delivery has never been stronger. With our increasingly […]

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Canadian Red Cross Supports the Pakistan Red Crescent to Provide Life-Saving Assistance to Mothers, Newborns and Children in Pakistan

Every day, thousands of women celebrate one of life’s most amazing experiences — becoming a mother. Although the world has made tremendous progress in reducing child and maternal mortality in […]

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Smart Collaboration: Working Together to Improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

By Dr. Stanley Zlotkin, Chief of the Centre for Global Child Health and Senior Scientist at the SickKids Research Institute, and Dr. Melanie Barwick, Senior Associate Scientist and Scientific Director […]

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Caesarian Section in Africa: The CNIS Focus

The complexities of maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity are being addressed by many stakeholders. The Canadian Network for International Surgery which works mainly in sub-Saharan Africa focusses on skills […]

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There’s No Excuse For Failure on Maternal and Child Health Anymore

When I first heard the numbers I was stunned. It took a while for it to sink in. I had been asked, along with other Canadian NGO leaders, to attend […]