Mama: Together for Safe Births in Crises
Mama: Together for Safe Births in Crises, a new initiative designed by the Women's Refugee Commission and social media and development company M4ID, is being launched today. Mama is designed to improve maternal health care and reduce maternal death and disability in crisis-affected settings specifically by using social networking to open up new channels of communication?to connect frontline providers in disparate areas to one another and to give them access to training and advice from experts.
Anti-gay camp condemned
Following recent media reports of sixty-six schoolboys in Malaysia who have been required to attend an anti-gay camp the International HIV/AIDS Alliance is extremely concerned that this approach is undermining the Malaysian government's comprehensive response to HIV and is breaching the children's fundamental human rights.