“Maternal Health and Respectful Maternity Care” and “The Impact of Maternity Care on HIV & Family Planning”

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:54 am

“Maternal Health and Respectful Maternity Care” and “The Impact of Maternity Care on HIV & Family Planning“ is a dual-sided fact sheet cosponsored by Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Family Care International, Maternal Health Task Force, Women Deliver, and The White ...

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Mobile health innovations for improved access to safe abortion in Indonesia

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 8:52 am

Objectives: In recent years, mobile phones have rapidly evolved as tools for health promotion and disease prevention in low-resource settings. While mobile health (mHealth) projects have successfully demonstrated improvements in sexual and reproductive health outcomes, to date, no full-scale mHealth ...

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“Women at the Center: Rights-Based Maternity Care and It’s Link to HIV and Family Planning”

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 4:23 am

“Women at the Center: Rights-Based Maternity Care and It’s Link to HIV and Family Planning“ is an infographic that illustrates how disrespect and abuse faced by women and girls negatively affects their health seeking behaviors, becoming an exit point for services ...

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MEDUSIMS medical simulator postpartum hemorrhage

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 4:19 am

This path-breaking highly realistic 3D simulator gives healthcare professionals the ability to train on how to deal with cases of PPH. Choosing between two clinical cases, users choose therapeutic actions in close-to-real conditions and in real time to treat appropriately a bleeding parturient. ...

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Supplypromises.org

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 4:17 am

The Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition announces its newest tool, a compendium of reproductive health (RH) supplies commitments, hosted on a dedicated website: www.supplypromises.org. The Commitments Compendium provides access to more than 137 commitments referencing RH supplies, from countries as well ...

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Reality Check: A Planning and Advocacy Tool for Strengthening Family Planning Programs, Version 3

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 4:15 am

Reality Check generates data for evidence-based family planning advocacy and strategic planning by examining the relation between contraceptive prevalence rate (CPR) and population to estimate the resources required to achieve a future goal and the potential impact of achieving that ...

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Today and every day, young women need access to safe and legal abortion services.

Posted on October 6, 2014 at 4:14 am

47,000 deaths occur each year as a result of unsafe abortions, with 40% of unsafe abortions occurring in women under 24 years of age. Worldwide, young women under the age of 20 make up 70% of all hospitalisations resulting from ...

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More Power to Her: How Empowering Girls Can Help End Child Marriage

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:54 am

Every year, more than 14 million girls are married before their 18th birthday. Instead of playing and learning, child brides as young as 10 years old are often subjected to a life of isolation, poor health and abuse. Child marriage ...

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Quality of Care in Maternal and Child Health

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:06 am

The publication costs for this supplement were funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the Maternal Health Task Force at the Harvard School of Public Health. Articles have undergone the journal’s standard peer review process ...

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Maternal and neonatal tetanus

Posted on September 16, 2014 at 9:04 am

Maternal and neonatal tetanus is still a substantial but preventable cause of mortality in many developing countries. Case fatality from these diseases remains high and treatment is limited by scarcity of resources and effective drug treatments. The Maternal and Neonatal ...

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