Critical maternal health knowledge gaps in low- and middle-income countries for the post-2015 era

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 6:36 am

Effective interventions to promote maternal health and address obstetric complications exist, however 800 women die every day during pregnancy and ...

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Mental Health: The Missing Piece in Maternal Health Series

Posted on July 7, 2015 at 6:30 am

How do we talk about mental illness in pregnancy? Well, we don’t. Not that we don’t know about it at ...

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Helping Babies Breathe: Lessons learned guiding the way forward

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:23 am

The Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Global Development Alliance (GDA) was established with the goal of achieving a significant reduction in ...

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Women and Health: the key for sustainable development

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:19 am

Girls’ and women’s health is in transition and, although some aspects of it have improved substantially in the past few ...

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WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services

Posted on June 22, 2015 at 6:17 am

The WHO global strategy on people-centred and integrated health services represents a call for a fundamental shift in the way ...

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Diversity in Human Sexuality: Implications for Policy in Africa.

Posted on June 19, 2015 at 7:01 am

Partly because those arguing in favour of criminalising sexual and gender diversity have made explicit appeals to science, this report ...

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Reporting May 19 Information Session Gender & SRHR in international processes

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:45 am

On May 19 Share-Net, WO=MEN and Rutgers organised an information session about gender and SRHR in the international processes (CSW, ...

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WHO recommendations on health promotion interventions for maternal and newborn health 2015

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:40 am

Overview In 2003 WHO published “Working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health”, known as the IFC ...

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Association between maternal age at childbirth and child and adult outcomes in the offspring: a prospective study in five low-income and middle-income countries (COHORTS collaboration)

Posted on June 9, 2015 at 6:03 am

Background Both young and advanced maternal age is associated with adverse birth and child outcomes. Few studies have examined these ...

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A practical guide for engaging with mobile operators in mHealth for RMNCH

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:28 am

Awareness is growing of the ways in which mobile health (mHealth) innovations can catalyse the implementation of proven health interventions ...

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