Health is a key factor in breaking the cycle of poverty. Healthy mothers can raise healthy children. Healthy children can go to school, grow up to contribute to their families and become leaders of their communities.
In Canada, we have the building blocks of good health: nutritious food, clean water, sanitary living conditions and access to medical care. BUT every year, millions of mothers and children in developing countries in Africa and Asia die from preventable causes.
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To achieve results for mothers and children, Canada focuses its programming on three paths:
Spotlight on: Maternal, newborn and child health
|Breaking the cycle of poverty: Healthier mothers, healthier children||Breaking the cycle of poverty: A strong foundation for every child||Daring to Deliver|
Progress through partnership
Download this special information feature in the Globe and Mail and read how Canadians are making a difference.
Stories from the field
- Joining hands for women and children in Tanzania
- Bamyan Hospital offers health and hope to Afghan families
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AKFC Seminars on Nurturing Maternal and Child Health
The AKFC Seminars on Nurturing Maternal and Child Health were hosted in partnership with the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (CAN-MNCH) from September 2013 to January 2014. Click here for videos and information about the series.