Leaders in women’s health call for more investment in midwives to prevent 4.3 million deaths each year

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Christina Östberg Lloyd, Senior Vice-President, Reproductive Medicine Maternal Health, Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Christian Sand HorupProject Fellow, World Economic Forum No woman should die while giving birth. Midwives are critical in reducing maternal and neonatal mortality and in improving girls’ and […]

African Free Trade Area can herald $12 billion growth for the continent’s automotive industry

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Landry Signé, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Program, Brookings Institution, Chido Munyati, Head of Regional Agenda, Africa, World Economic Forum Under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement over 1.3 billion people will be connected into a single market.The […]

Why data integrity matters for net-zero and nature-positive

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Florian Reber, Head of Partnerships, Chloris Geospatial Inc. The science is clear. We have seven years left to cut emissions at the scale required to have a chance of leaving a liveable planet for future generations. The most recent […]

Black babies more likely to survive when cared for by Black doctors, suggests new study

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Harry Kretchmer, Senior Writer, Formative Content Black babies in the United States appear to be more likely to survive when their doctor is of the same ethnicity, a study says. Researchers looked at records of 1.8 million babies […]