6 September 2016 // the European Parliament will be called on to vote the report on “Creating labour market conditions favourable for family-work balance”.
IF is partnering with 10 networks of NGOs and Local Authorities and since 2012 we have been working together to raise awareness about the daily challenges faced by women and men across the EU in reconciling their work, family and private life. We represent millions of children, adults and families across the EU, and we are calling on Members of European Parliament to cast a positive vote for this report.
5 September 2016 // The Spina Bifida Association, our partner in the PUSH Global Alliance, is continuing efforts to improve the health of those living with Spina Bifida and is pleased to announce the Third World Congress on Spina Bifida Research & Care.
There is still time to submit abstracts to present at the Third World Congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care, which will be held in San Diego in March 2017. Please follow this link to submit abstracts.
1 September 2016 // Every day, women die during childbirth and babies are born stillborn. With quality health care throughout pregnancy and childbirth, many of these deaths could be prevented, but countries often lack the knowledge and capacity needed to take actions to stop other women and babies dying in the same way. To address this issue WHO is today launching two new tools to help countries improve their data on stillbirths and neonatal deaths as well as a report on the global status of implementation of maternal death surveillance and response (MDSR), a key strategy for reducing preventable maternal mortality: