Ministry of Health representatives (left to right) Dr. Philip Koroma, Sierra Leone; Eneles Kachule, Malawi; Dr. Lisanu Taddesse, Ethiopia; Dr. Bose Adeniran, Nigeria; Dr. Laetitia Mavinga, DRC; and Dr. Jesca Sabiiti, Uganda participate in the UNCoLSC ACS Technical Working Group on June 14, 2016, in Washington, DC.

Every Preemie—SCALE launches multi-country report on antenatal corticosteroid policy and implementation

In June 2016, the USAID-funded Every Preemie—SCALE project, a consortium of Project Concern International (PCI), Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) and American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), finalized and launched Antenatal Corticosteroids for Women at Risk of Imminent Preterm Birth in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia,...

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Visualising data can stimulate action

Originally published on MamaYe. In a world oversaturated with data it can be hard to know which evidence to pay attention to or where to find the data you need. Static pie charts and line graphs are no longer sufficient in our digital age – we need tools which marry...

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Biferamunda Mwajuma, midwife at Mukathi health Centre III, Kasese district, Uganda

Without equipment, midwives are like traditional birth attendants

Biferamunda Mwajuma, the only midwife at the Mukathi Health Center III, Kasese district, works seven days a week delivering up to 12 babies per month. “When I am off duty, the nurses have to refer mothers to other health facilities, especially if they anticipate complications,” she says. One of Mwajuma’s...

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Wilson Center Event: After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls?

This post originally appeared on the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) blog. We are excited to announce the upcoming policy dialogue, After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls? The event will take place in Washington, D.C. at The Wilson Center (and online!) on Monday, July 18, 2016. This dialogue is...

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