Respectful Maternity Care and Maternal Mental Health are Inextricably Linked

This blog was originally published by Sara Matthews in the New Security Beat blog of the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program. A positive birth experience is not a luxury, but a necessity, said Hedieh Mehrtash, consultant for the Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research at the...

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Mistreatment of newborns following childbirth in Nepal

Quality of care is essential for ensuring a positive health facility experience and strengthening trust in the health system.  The increasing attention given to a woman’s experience of care during childbirth as a marker of the quality of health care has been emphasized by the WHO Standards and Guidelines and...

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A novel mobile phone-based interactive e-learning course for neonatal care

Background Innovations in technology have revolutionised almost every aspect of life, and health care and medical education are no exception. Online learning (or e-learning) is a perfect panacea for the current times, with its easy access, affordability, flexibility, and learning pedagogy. [1] However, students often find online learning boring and...

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