Mother and Newborn Services in Jordan: Rapid Assessment of Health Facilities

Posted on May 20, 2021 at 5:38 pm

For this blog in our series focusing on the outcomes of small grants funded by Share-Net International, the Share-Net Jordan team met with Professor Dr. Zaid Al-Hamdan, a member of the 2017 small grant team on ‘Mother and Newborn Services ...

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Adding it Up 2019 release

Posted on August 6, 2020 at 4:42 pm

New data published from the Adding it Up 2019 study by the Guttmacher Institute show that providing essential sexual and reproductive health care would reduce unintended pregnancies, unsafe abortions and maternal deaths by about two-thirds in low- and middle-income countries. ...

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Devex Gender Data Series: Mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls

Posted on July 28, 2020 at 4:07 pm

Over the last couple of months, Devex, Facebook and WFP have co-produced a series of one-hour events on “mitigating the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls”. The events dive into how data can inform policy-making, gender-sensitive COVID-19 responses, ensure ...

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Community-based maternal and child health project on 4+ antenatal care in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a difference-in-differences analysis

Posted on November 4, 2019 at 3:02 pm

Despite efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, the maternal mortality ratio in the Democratic Republic of Congo was 693 per 100,000 in 2015—the 6th highest in the world and higher than the average (547 per 100,000) in sub-Saharan Africa. ...

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THINK-TANK: Sexual, reproductive and maternal health of refugees and undocumented migrants in the Netherlands

Posted on October 10, 2019 at 10:55 am

On the 28th of August, approximately 20 practitioners and scholars met to develop a research agenda regarding Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of refugees and undocumented migrants in the Netherlands. Co-organized by Share-Net Netherlands and the Centre for Social ...

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Respectful Maternity Care – Social Media Toolkit

Posted on October 4, 2019 at 9:50 am

The Global Respectful Maternity Care Council, a robust community of maternal health researchers, practitioners, advocates, policymakers and programmers, convened by White Ribbon Alliance, is proud to launch the updated Respectful Maternity Care Charter: Universal Rights of Women and Newbornsas the ...

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Trends in Maternal Mortality: 2000 to 2017

Posted on September 25, 2019 at 12:47 pm

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were launched on 25 September 2015 and came into force on 1 January 2016 for the 15-year period until 31 December 2030. Among the 17 SDGs, the direct health-related targets come under SDG 3: Ensure ...

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Reproductive technologies as population control: how pronatalist policies harm reproductive health in South Korea

Posted on August 13, 2019 at 4:57 pm

Abstract: Through the examination of pronatalist policies introduced in South Korea within the last decade, the aim of this commentary is to assess how such policies could harm women’s reproductive health if they are practiced only for the purpose of ...

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Mortality in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh: historical, social, and political context

Posted on June 5, 2019 at 5:33 am

Seventy-seven maternal deaths occurred between September 2017 and August 2018 in the Rohingya refugee camps in Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas, Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh. Behind every one of these lives lost is a complex narrative of historical, social, and political ...

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Tweede Nationaal Obstetrisch Congres Suriname

Posted on May 9, 2019 at 1:24 pm

Meer dan 150 verloskundigen, gynaecologen, verpleegkundigen namen deel aan het tweede Nationaal Obstetrisch Congres in Paramaribo, Suriname van 11 tot 13 april 2019. Tijdens dit congres werden drie landelijke richtlijnen over ernstige infectie (sepsis), sikkelcelziekte tijdens zwangerschap en postnatale zorg ...

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