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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Maternal Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response Capacity Building Workshop

Importance of MPDSR Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) is a critical approach for improving quality of care for maternal and neonatal health. MPDSR is also instrumental to inform advocacy, policy, planning, service delivery and accountability towards ending preventable maternal and neonatal mortality. The practice of MPDSR facilitates...

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Taking a Closer Look: Breastfeeding in Nigeria

As global health and breastfeeding advocates, we are well versed on the barriers to breastfeeding that women face worldwide and the impact this has on both maternal and child health outcomes. But it was during my recent trip to Nigeria for our Breastfeeding and Social Media Workshop that I had...

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