Where a mother gives birth shouldn’t determine her chances of survival, nor should it be a factor in the health and survival of her child. Of course, these factors do matter—and in a dramatic way. Around 800 women die each day due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. That’s one death every two minutes, with […]
New Delhi, Sep 29 (PTI) Global non-profit health body Population Services International (PSI) today launched its “for profit” business which will operate as a separate commercial entity and manage procurement and distribution of its health care products including contraceptives. “PSI announced the launch of a for-profit business designed to complement its ongoing non-profit work. In […]
GAIN and PSI signed a Memorandum of Understanding this week in Geneva in an agreement to work together in the fight against malnutrition. Potential areas of collaboration include joint program design and delivery, new business development, and advocacy for innovative approaches to development. Karl Hofmann, the President and CEO of PSI, joined Marc Van Ameringen […]
Read about how PSI/Madagascar’s Zazatomady micronutrient powder is helping address the malnutrition problem in Madagascar. Note: Article in French.
Read about the new USAID-funded Integrated Social Marketing Program that PSI/Madagascar will be implementing to improve the health of the Malagasy population. Note: Article in French.
Atlanta, Georgia – From November 11-15, 2012, PSI will join thousands of scientists, clinicians and program professions from around the world to mark the 61st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 10 PSI staff will attend the conference to share knowledge and experiences from around the world. PSI will participate […]
In 2010 alone, the World Health Organization estimated that more than half a million children under the age of five needlessly lost their lives because of malaria-an entirely preventable and treatable disease. More than 40 percent of the world’s population is at risk of malaria. Each year, about 900,000 people die from the disease; the […]
The U.N. designates March 22 as the day of the year when we spotlight the global safe water, hygiene and sanitation issue and the collective efforts underway to get solutions to those struggling and in need. Today much of the world faces a global safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene crisis. In contrast to the […]
(WOMENSENEWS) – March has been a great month for women and water. Let’s keep it going as we approach World Water Day on March 22. The huge news, of course, came when the United Nations announced that the world has met the Millennium Development Goal target to reduce by half the proportion of people worldwide […]
One million young children in eight West African countries in the Sahel region are at risk of acute malnutrition that could lead to death or severe disability. VOA reports: The United Nations warned drought and food shortages are threatening the lives and well-being of up to 23 million people in the Sahel region of West […]