CHANGE and other advocates issued a global call to action to establish April 11th as International Day for Maternal Health and Rights (#IntlMHDay) and gain worldwide support for respectful maternity care.
In answer to CHANGE’s call to action, we have relaunched the call for submissions to the respectful maternity care blog series. Learn how to submit a post here.
Read the Storify from #IntlMHDay here.
The mHealth for Maternal Health meeting —April 7 to 8— brought together researchers, program implementers, and evaluators from the maternal health and mHealth communities to share perspectives on improving maternal health through mHealth technologies.
Contribute to the blog series and read the Storify of Day One and Day Two.
As we approach the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals, what does the future hold for international maternal mortality targets? Learn more about the targets by reading the communiqué from the Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) working group or watching an archived webinar.
Join the conversation on our blog or submit a comment on the how the goals would affect your country. Feedback will be presented at an upcoming meeting of the EPMM working group.
In celebration of the one year anniversary of the “Manifesto for Maternal Health,” we are highlighting the work of numerous organizations around the world to improve maternal health through a new blog series.
Want to tell us what you or your organization is doing to improve maternal health? Contact us about contributing to the series. Or join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #MHmanifesto.
Dr. Stephen Kennedy and Dr. Jose Villar, co-directors of the Oxford Maternal and Perinatal Health Institute, discussed the objectives, design and emerging findings from the world’s largest collaborative venture in perinatal health research: the INTERGROWTH-21st Project.
Watch the video or read our Storify of the event.