Indonesia’s lessons in using innovative approaches to improving the quality of emergency obstetric and newborn care services in hospitals and health centers

“Every death counts. The death of a mother or a newborn is not just a tragedy for the family but also an indicator of an egregious failure of the health system, especially because many of these tragic deaths are preventable.”     (Saifuddin Ahmed and Judith Fullerton in the editorial of...

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Awareness as the first step to prevention: prenatal infection and stillbirth

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Amy Perhach Over and over again, Group B Strep International (GBSI) hears the stories of mothers who have experienced loss caused by infections they had never heard of or that they were told were no big deal. According to...

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The First 42 Days: Prioritizing Moms and Babies in Rural India

When Tulsa Naik gives birth, her child will be one of more than 25 million babies born in India this year. Already the mother of a two-year-old daughter, she and her husband, Hrudananda, know this will be a joyful time in their family’s life. But in Odisha, the eastern Indian...

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Pre-call announcement: Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call 2019

Please note: This is a pre-call announcement. Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call 2019 for outline proposals is due to be launched on 16 January 2019. More details to follow. The Global Maternal and Neonatal Health funding call is a joint initiative between the Medical Research Council (MRC; part...

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