Impressions from HSR 2018: Harnessing Implementation Research to Accelerate Health Improvements

Related Project: Coordinating Implementation Research to Communicate Learning and Evidence (CIRCLE) Author(s): Elizabeth Macgregor-Skinner, Project Director, CIRCLE Project USAID’s Health Research Program hosted a stimulating session on the role of implementation research in accelerating uptake of essential services and approaches to improve maternal, newborn and child health. USAID’s Barbara Hughes...

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Telling your story: Emma’s commitment to Kangaroo Mother Care

Emma delivered her first child, Victor, more than two months early. She was 38 years old. When Emma came to Kenyatta National Hospital, they learned about Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC). Emma and her husband decided the KMC experience as the best possible chance for their son, Victor, to start life...

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Women in Kenya Want Access to Quality Maternal Health Care

In April 2018, hundreds of partners joined forces to launch What Women Want, a global campaign to hear directly from one million women and girls about their top request for quality reproductive and maternal healthcare services. Through an exclusive blog series, Ms. is sharing their demands and their stories. The What...

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