Global Voices for Maternal Health: An Innovative Crowd-Sourcing Project to Launch at Women Deliver!

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 On June 7th, 2010, the University of Oxford will be launching ‘Global Voices for Maternal Health’, a crowd-sourcing project to give maternal health care providers around the world a direct global voice in identifying and solving the barriers to providing evidence-based maternal health care. This ground-breaking project is supported by the Maternal Health Task Force at EngenderHealth. To view other projects supported by the MHTF, click here.

Global Voices for Maternal Health will have two elements:

●     an online survey (in 9 languages) of over 10,000 maternal health care providers in developing countries about the barriers preventing the implementation of safe, effective and affordable treatments for complications related to pregnancy in their settings.

●     an online discussion forum for health care providers, program managers and policy makers who are seeking new and innovative solutions for overcoming barriers to providing evidence-based maternal health care.

The website will give new weight and force to the views of people who are actually delivering medical care, providing them with a stronger voice to determine where the global community’s future efforts should be focused.

Visit to find out more and take part in the project.

Please help us to spread the word about the project and reach people working on the ground. For information on how to help, please contact