Women are encouraged to rate their clinics and demand more from their healthcare services.
New strategy free from taboos and coercion, and moves away from a camp-based approach, says health official.
Thursday, July 11, is World Population Day and the focus this year is on adolescent pregnancy. It’s estimated that 16 million teenage girls give birth every year. Many are in African or other developing countries.
According to the report, health care during pregnancy can save lives, just as good quality care during pregnancy is fundamental to the health, well-being and survival of mothers and their babies.
Save the Children is working with the Ministry of Health in Tajikistan to improve maternal, newborn and child health.
The government gave out an order to create a secretariat for a multistakeholder coalition that would oversee the implementation of RMNCH+A. Rajiv Tandon, Save the Children India’s senior health advisor, is the secretariat’s coordinator.
A piece on Family Planning in Malawi.
Islamic scholar supports family planning as a way to reduce maternal and neonatal death in Pakistan.
Nigeria launches Saving One Million Lives programme to scale up access to commodities and health services for women, newborns and children.
(The Lancet) invite(s) high quality submissions that address the themes of the conference and are from research groups working on reproductive, maternal, and newborn health globally.