A public-private partnership launched in 2012 takes a health systems-strengthening approach, reducing maternal mortality in target districts in Uganda and Zambia by nearly half, with expansion to Nigeria currently underway.
Tag archives for Maternal Health
Texts Connect Midwives to Mothers in Timor-Leste
In Timor-Leste, progress against maternal deaths has been slow. USAID’s “Mobile Moms” project is using mobile phones to connect expectant mothers with with trained midwives.
No Birth Should Be Left Up To Chance
As new research released today by Save the Children reveals, 40 million women give birth without any trained help whatsoever. What’s more, two million women give birth entirely alone.
Empowering Moms Through mHealth
The Mobile Alliance for Maternal Action (MAMA) partnership is based on the power and promise of mobile phones in empowering mothers to make healthy decisions for themselves and their babies.
What Does It Take to Get Contraceptives to Clients in Rural Nigeria?
What does it take to get contraceptives to clients in rural Nigeria to promote safe motherhood and healthy families? Read more >>
MCHIP Spurs Action to Protect Women from Excessive Bleeding After Childbirth
Excessive bleeding after birth is easily preventable with lifesaving drugs, yet it is the largest killer of women giving birth. Can a cutting-edge tool for estimating the number of women receiving these drugs help to halt these senseless deaths? Read more >>
The Question is King – Turning Princely Investments into Practical Solutions
A new guide from WHO offers researchers and program implementers the rationale for implementation science. Read more >>
Knowledge-Sharing in MHealth is Critical to Providing Life-Saving Solutions for Moms
In order for mobile to be scaled to address health issues, global communities must come together to openly share lessons learned Read more >>
Realizing the Health Goals of the Panama Declaration
What challenges lie ahead to address health inequalities for mothers and children in Latin America and the Caribbean? Read more >>
Educating A First-Time Mother
This blog first appeared on the Huffington Post’s Global Motherhood page to highlight the successes and remaining opportunities in the Every Woman Every Child movement. Read more >>