How can you best prepare your family for a potential flu pandemic? Having the most reliable information available is critically important. Save the Children health experts urge families to consult the websites described below. In addition, our experts will be updating information on this website, as needed.
Nordic countries lead the globe as the best places to be a mother, while sub-Saharan African countries rank among the worst places for mothers, according to Save the Children's 10th annual Mothers' Index. The global ranking is highlighted in the organization's State of the World's Mothers 2009 report, which focuses on the link between investing in early learning opportunities for young children and school success.
Young children in five New England states are more likely to succeed in elementary school than children elsewhere in the country, according to the 10th annual State of the World's Mothers 2009 report issued today by Save the Children, a U.S.-based global independent humanitarian organization.
To help parents stay informed, here are some steps families can take right away. The following advice is adapted from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for preventing the spread of the common flu, and our experts believe these tips are useful to avoid swine flu as well.
Phew! What a couple of weeks it has been. World leaders have a habit of stirring up a lot of commotion whenever they get together, and last week was no exception. Rallies, protests, frantic blogging and a transport nightmare all made last week very interesting. I unintentionally encountered the protests on Wednesday evening, when I was trying to make my way home by bus via Liverpool Street.