Tag Archives: Health

Britain’s Storied National Health Service Is Chasing A Tech Upgrade

Cabinet Ministers Meet As Brexit Turmoil ContinuesGetty Images It’s hard to fathom the challenge of being Matt Hancock. Britain’s recently-appointed health secretary manages the country’s 70-year-old, state-run healthcare system. The British take enormous pride in their National Health Service (NHS), giving it a long spotlight at London’s dramatic 2012 Olympic Games opener. Get sick in Britain… Read More »

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which both… Read More »