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The Obama Budget and Global Maternal and Reproductive Health

There’s good news in the recent budget request from the White House for those interested in global maternal and reproductive health issues. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Policy Tracker, … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Geolocation Reducing Child Mortality in Nigeria

The Guardian blog recently wrote about a Nigeria-based programme that’s providing valuable evidence of the importance of giving birth in health clinics to mother and child mortality. The programme, funded … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maternal Health Weekly Round-Up (February 22, 2013)

TOP STORY: More Women Turn to Morning After Pill via @NPRHealth NPR recently ran a story about two separate studies by the National Center for Health Statistics. There were some pretty interesting … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

More Women Turning to the Morning After Pill in the United States

NPR recently ran a story about two separate studies by the National Center for Health Statistics. There were some pretty interesting findings. Here’s what they had to say about the … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women’s silent killer – rights missing from sexual and reproductive health policies worldwide

Amnesty International recently put out a press release with findings from their own experiences and research that show that the true leading cause of women’s death isn’t the lack of … Continue reading

February 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

A Film Helps Fights Fistula

The team at Every Mother Counts just wrote a quick update about the work of Healing Hands of Joy, a community-based not-for-profit committed to improving the lives of women who suffer … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Impact of Maternal and Child Health Private Expenditure on Poverty and Inequity in Bangladesh: Maternal and Child Health Expenditure in Bangladesh – Technical Report

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has just released a new report on the impact of private maternal and child health expenditures on poverty in Bangladesh. From the ADB: The objectives … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Maternal Health Weekly Round-up (February 15, 2013)

TOP STORY: Mothers’ health is improving across Africa via @africarenawal In recent years, the shrill cries of a newborn baby have been bringing more shouts of joy than of anguish in … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Opinion: My Valentine Invitation

by Christy Turlington Burns, as originally posted on The Huffington Post This February contains a plethora of important events — almost too many to name. There’s Valentine’s Day, the start … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Our Two Cents: A Maternal Death In New York

A story appeared in the New York Post that presents a tragic opportunity to discuss maternal mortality right here in America.  You’d think since we spend more per capita on healthcare than … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment