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Interested in maternal mental health? Sign up for this webinar!

What does the current maternal mental health landscape look like, and what is in store for its future? Join The Center for Dignity, Recovery & Empowerment's webinar Thursday May 28th, 2015 from 10:00 am - 11:30 am (PST)...read more

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Abstract submissions now open for the American College of Nurse-Midwives annual meeting!

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) welcomes general and research abstract submissions relevant to midwifery and women’s health for the ACNM 61st Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held May 22 – 26, 2016, in Albuquerque, NM. Abstract submissions are being accepted online through July 10, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST...read more

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Delivering for Mothers and Newborns: Ending Preventable Maternal and Newborn Deaths

An important side event at this week’s 68th World Health Assembly celebrated two reports – The WHO report on Strategies Toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) and the Every Newborn Action Plan Progress Report (ENAP). These two reports contribute to the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health... read more

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Reflection on Strategies Toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality

By Betsy McCallon, Executive Director, White Ribbon Alliance I am very excited to announce the launch of Strategies Toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM), an effort that was led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and to which White Ribbon Alliance (WRA), MHTF, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID, Family Care International and the Maternal Child Survival Program (MCSP) contributed.... read more

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Calling for an integrated approach to maternal and newborn health: Strategies toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality

Next week at the 68th World Health Assembly, the Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM) Working Group — led by WHO in partnership with Family Care International (FCI), the Maternal Health Task Force, UNICEF, UNFPA, USAID, the Maternal Child Survival Program, and the White Ribbon Alliance — will launch its much-anticipated report, Strategies Toward Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality (EPMM). For FCI and our partners, this report presents an important opportunity to highlight the critical linkages between the health of a woman and that of her newborn baby... read more

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Use our new organizations search!

We are excited to present a new feature on the MHTF website: the organizations search. We have created a database of maternal health organizations to help foster connections and build partnerships between groups working on similar issues. There are many diverse organizations around the world working on maternal health, and this new tool will help... read more

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A web and mobile application for reproductive health supplies

By Professor Kumar Devadutta, School of Computer Engineering, KIIT University This post describes the process of implementing RHCLMIS, a web and mobile application for automating RH supplies for the Health Department in Odisha in India. Innovadors Lab, a tech start up based in Bhubaneswar in India designed and implemented the Reproductive Health Commodities Logistics MIS... read more

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