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Women’s rights are human rights! End fistula now!

By: Erin Anastasi, Coordinator, Campaign to End Fistula & Technical Specialist – SRH at UNFPA HQ (NY) & Ms. Kevin Nalubwama, Fistula Expert Client (Uganda) and Consultant (Operation Fistula) No person can be free until all persons are free. Women’s rights are human rights, yet worldwide, too many women and girls are still denied their fundamental … Continue reading “Women’s rights are human rights! End fistula now!”

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. Africa Regional Humanitarian Advisor; IPPF; Tunisia HIV/AIDS Officer; UNICEF; Zambia Consultant; UNICEF; Kenya Intern; UNICEF; Somalia Technical Officer; WHO; Philippines NPO (Adolescent and Reproductive Health); WHO; … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Expanding Access to Doula Care: Best Practices for State Legislation

By: Sarah Hodin Krinsky, MPH, CD (DONA), LCCE National Senior Manager, Maternal Newborn Health Programs, Steward Health Care Network and Christina Gebel, MPH   Much has happened since we wrote the first blog in this series, Expanding Access to Doula Care: State of the Union in January 2020—not only regarding policy, but also the maternal newborn health … Continue reading “Expanding Access to Doula Care: Best Practices for State Legislation”

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. Africa Department Head of Human Resources ; IPPF; Tunisia Consultant, Impact of Conflict on Women and Children ; UNICEF; Nigeria Maternal & Child Health Specialist; UNICEF; … 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. Africa Service Delivery Program Volunteer, Sexual Reproductive Maternal Newborn and Child Health Program; CHAI; Nigeria M&E Volunteer, Sexual Reproductive Maternal Newborn and Child Health Program; CHAI; … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Supporting Black Pregnant and Parenting People’s Mental Health during COVID-19: An interview with Dr. Alexis Lighten Wesley

The absence of research reflecting Black birthing people’s efforts to secure their own healing and survival during COVID-19 is disheartening. While various articles exist on how the pandemic may exacerbate pregnancy-related mortality among Black people in places like Brazil and the U.S., fewer papers on adverse pregnancy outcomes center Black pregnant and parenting people’s humanity … Continue reading “Supporting Black Pregnant and Parenting People’s Mental Health during COVID-19: An interview with Dr. Alexis Lighten Wesley”

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. Africa Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Officer; Partners in Health; Sierra Leone Traditional Birth Attendance Manager; Partners in Health; Sierra Leone Director of Programs; Clinton Health Access … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

What Role do Birth Certificates Play in the Global Fight for Gender Equality?

Today, an estimated one billion people around the world have no record that they exist. This hidden human rights abuse has ramifications across all aspects of society and is inextricably linked to the fight for gender equality. International efforts to reduce gender disparities and maternal mortality rates must consider the power of a birth certificate. The Respectful Maternity Care Charter gives a framework … Continue reading “What Role do Birth Certificates Play in the Global Fight for Gender Equality?”

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. Africa Traditional Birth Attendance Manager; Partners in Health; Kono, Sierra Leone Project Management Specialist (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Specialist); USAID; Cotonou, Benin Project Management … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”