Countdown to 2030: tracking progress towards universal coverage for reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 2:27 pm

Building upon the successes of Countdown to 2015, Countdown to 2030 aims to support the monitoring and measurement of women’s, children’s, and adolescents’ health in the 81 countries that account for 95% of maternal and 90% of all child deaths ...

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A Woman’s Voice for Women at the U.N. Agency for Reproductive Rights

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 8:51 am

When Dr. Natalia Kanem visited a mobile maternal clinic in Syria’s war-ravaged city of Homs this year, she was struck by one patient’s cause of anxiety. It was not pregnancy. “The first thing the woman wanted to know was, could ...

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Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 9:48 am

This edition of MTb takes us back to 1987, the year in which the Working Party on International Safe Motherhood and Reproductive Health (WP) was established under its former name Dutch Consultancy for Maternal and Child Health. The focus has ...

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The Landmark report of the High Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents

Posted on June 2, 2017 at 11:12 am

The landmark report of the High Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children and Adolescents was released on 22nd May 2017. The High Level Working Group on the Health and Human Rights of Women, Children ...

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Simple treatment for severe bleeding could save lives of mothers around the world

Posted on May 10, 2017 at 1:37 pm

New evidence suggests low-cost drug should become frontline response for severe bleeding after childbirth. An inexpensive and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three mothers who would otherwise bleed to death after childbirth, according to a major ...

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