Search our database to find key maternal health resources. Resource types include posts from the MHTF blog; research papers and news articles; documents such as reports, presentations and practice guidelines; and organizations working in the field. To narrow your search, filter by topics and/or geographies.

  • Filter by Resource Type:

  • More filters:

2059 Results for: “”

Maternal Health on the Frontlines of Climate Change

Climate change is not just a looming environmental crisis; it is also a significant threat to maternal health, amplifying existing vulnerabilities and inequalities. Pregnant women face heightened risks due to climate-related factors such as extreme heat, tornadoes, volcanoes, droughts, and floods. These risks include increased chances of pregnancy complications such as hypertension and gestational diabetes, … Continue reading “Maternal Health on the Frontlines of Climate Change”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in May 2024. Africa: Job Organization Location Temporary Appointment: GBV Sub-Cluster Coordinator, Pemba, Mozambique, P-3 UNFPA Mozambique Deputy Representative, South … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in April 2024. Africa:  Job Organization Location (Country) Deputy Representative, Conakry, Guinea, P-4 UNFPA Guinea Senior Program Manager, Sexual and … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Disaggregated Data Key to Tackling Low Maternal Vaccination Rates among Boston’s Black Pregnant Population

Maternal Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) vaccines risk becoming the latest casualty of low vaccine uptake among Black pregnant people in Boston. Last year, the city of Boston hosted over 12,000 Infectious Disease specialists at the annual Infectious Diseases Society of America meeting, celebrating a multitude of breakthroughs in the field, notably the FDA’s approval of … Continue reading “Disaggregated Data Key to Tackling Low Maternal Vaccination Rates among Boston’s Black Pregnant Population”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in March 2024. Africa:  Job Organization Location (Country) Personal Assistant to the Regional Director, WCARO, Dakar, Senegal, G6 UNFPA Senegal … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in February 2024. Africa:  Job Organization Location (Country) Chief Nutrition, P-5, FT, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Position #84120 UNICEF … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

The Role of Drug Repurposing in Pregnancy

Many pregnant people must face the fact that despite strides made in drug development, very few approved drugs have been explicitly studied in pregnant patients, and many pregnancy-related conditions lack approved therapies. Despite this fact, a multi-national study conducted in Europe, North and South America, and Australia found over 80% of their respondents reported using … Continue reading “The Role of Drug Repurposing in Pregnancy”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in January 2024. Africa:  Job Organization Location (Country) Population Data Adviser, WCARO, Dakar, Senegal, P5 UNFPA Senegal Senior Technical Advisor, … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Interested in a position in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child or adolescent health? Every month, the Maternal Health Task Force rounds up job and internship postings from around the globe. Here are positions open for applications in December 2023. Africa:  Job Organization Location (Country) Coordinator, Technical Secretariat of the Peace Building Fund UNFPA Burkina Faso International … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Developing Maternity Care to Reverse Patterns of Violence and Inequality in West Papua

Reproductive abandonment refers to conditions that discourage and inhibit relations of desired reproduction, in its social, biological, infrastructural, and environmental senses. For example, in parts of the world, medical technologies that could facilitate life, birth and reproduction are largely absent or facilitate violence, such as the use of violent practices toward women in labour. Reproductive … Continue reading “Developing Maternity Care to Reverse Patterns of Violence and Inequality in West Papua”