Good Data: The First Step toward Stillbirth Prevention in the United States

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Lindsey Wimmer   The significance of stillbirth around the world has been documented. Unfortunately, awareness of the issue in our society and commitment by organizations and health systems to addressing it has been scarce.   While the majority of the...

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Stillbirth in the Swedish context

A post from the Stillbirth Advocacy Working Group stillbirths series by Sofia Säterskog My son was born dead.   It was a warm summer’s day in Stockholm, July 2013. We were expecting our first baby and naming him August. We had celebrated Swedish Midsummer and were now just waiting for...

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30 years of maternal and newborn health research

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s MARCH Centre held a symposium to celebrate 30 years of maternal and newborn health (MNH) research at the School. Entitled the Questions Symposium, the event aimed to examine questions on the rationale, methods and impact of our past and present research, and...

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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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