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HIV+ and Pregnant: A Deadly Combination?

A couple from Nigeria holds their 5-month-old HIV-negative baby. Photo credit: Deidre Schoo, International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs, Columbia University School of Public Health

According to new estimates, HIV-positive pregnant women had 8 times the risk of death during pregnancy than HIV-negative pregnant women. Read more >>

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MCHIP’s Respectful Maternity Care Toolkit Promotes Positive Attitudes in the Care of Women and Newborns

Mozambican mother holds her newborn. Photo credit: MCHIP

USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) launches the Respectful Maternity Care (RMC) Toolkit. Read more >>

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Malian Midwife Champions Respectful Care for Pregnant Women and their Families

Pregnant woman with companion at the renovated maternity ward in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. Photo credit: USAID

Haoua Ba is a perfect example of how the USAID-funded Africa Champions program is helping to prevent the untold suffering of women during one of the most vulnerable but extraordinary times in their lives. Read more >>

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