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Obstetric Care Navigation: A New Model for LMICs

Photo by Rob Tinworth.

“Son muy enojados.” They’re very angry. It’s a phrase I’ve heard time and time again interviewing indigenous Guatemalan women about their experiences of maternal health care Read More

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Two Minute Update on the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations recently concluded its Sustainable Development Summit of 2015. At this summit, new [Sustainable Development Goals] (https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/focussdgs.html) were approved- 17 strong! If you don’t know the history and the origins of these goals in the 1990 Millennium Development goals, at first glance these 17 new long term focus areas appear to be stand alone development plans. The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are a plan to eliminate poverty. The Sustainable Development Goals are, however, an interlinked global policy agenda that will drive financing and priority setting at global and national levels.

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Child and maternal deaths tumble, East Africa leads the way: U.N. | Reuters

JOSEPH D’URSO | LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) “Maternal and child death rates fell in every one of the poorest 49 countries in the world between Read More

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Five Women, Five Stories: Birthing a New Vision for Maternity Care

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