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MAR
21

Clinical and Community Action to Address Postpartum Hemorrhage

Pathfinder is working in four countries, India, Nigeria, Peru and Tanzania, directing projects aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality associated with postpartum hemorrhage. In each country, Pathfinder’s methodology, including a model based on advocacy, clinical interventions, and community engagement, varies according to the particular cultural and social context.

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MAR
12

Tool for newborn care

Chlorhexidine is very cheap - the amount of the chemical itself that’s required per newborn costs only pennies. The formulated packaged product used in Nepal is now being procured in bulk for less than $0.15 per tube. For more information, please view the recent MCHIP blog.
 

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MAR
8

Innovations recognized in honor of International Women's Day

In honor of International Women's Day, Women Deliver annually celebrates the progress made on behalf of girls and women worldwide. The “Women Deliver 50” is a compilation of the 50 most inspiring ideas and solutions that are delivering for girls and women.

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MAR
7

UN Commission for Maternal Health Commodities

In 2010, the United Nations (UN) first launched the Every Woman, Every Child initiative to help save the lives of 16 million women and children by 2015 – in accordance with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). As a part of this initiative, the UN will soon commence a special Commission focused on overlooked life-saving commodities for women's and children's health.

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MAR
5

Health Care Improvement Project in Uganda

USAID's Health Care Improvement Project is supporting the Ministry of Health in Uganda to improve newborn survival by combining training, quality improvement, and peer-to-peer learning. Lessons from this experience are already informing plans of the Ministry of Health to roll out comprehensive newborn care in 15 new districts later this year.

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