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Counting more than 270,000 downloads, the Safe Delivery App empowers midwives to ensure safer births for women and their newborns in low-resource areas.

Have you ever heard about the Safe Delivery App? It is a professional job aid and a digital training and learning tool for midwives and other healthcare workers, covering the most common pregnancy and childbirth related complications. Features in the app include simple animated instruction-videos, quizzes, descriptions of practical procedures,...

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A Tablet-Based Tool for Care During Labor+Attention to System Requirements

This article was originally published by Global Health: Science and Practice Over the past decade, it has been heartening to see marked increases in institutional births in many countries. However, this increase has not consistently been associated with corresponding declines in maternal and perinatal deaths. In many countries, intrapartum stillbirths...

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How Human Innovation Shapes Global Health

This blog post was originally published by Scientific American It’s easy to forget the momentous strides that have been made in global health in the past few decades. The number of childhood deaths has more than halved since 1990 and there has been great progress in infectious diseases such as...

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