Resource Round-Up: Nutrition and Maternal Health

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By: Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Sarah Hodin, Project Coordinator II, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Ensuring proper nutrition is key to optimizing the health of pregnant women, mothers and newborns. In recognition of World Food Day, the Maternal Health Task Force has rounded-up resources related to nutrition and maternal health…read more

[Part 3] Obstetric Fistula: Innovative Interventions and the Way Forward

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By: Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Sarah Hodin, Project Coordinator II, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The devastating effects of obstetric fistula can be prevented and treated with timely, high quality medical care. Innovative interventions, such as mobile-based programs and community and peer support networks, can help women overcome barriers and access life-changing obstetric fistula repair…read more

World Tuberculosis Day: Calling Attention to TB in Pregnancy

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By: Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

On World Tuberculosis Day, we call on the global reproductive and maternal health community to unite in our efforts to end tuberculosis and improve maternal newborn health around the world. The Maternal Health Task Force has compiled key research and resources related to tuberculosis in pregnancy and beyond…read more

Advancing Maternal #HealthForAll at the 2017 Institutionalizing Community Health Conference

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By: Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) is delighted to participate in and support the Institutionalizing Community Health Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, taking place 27-30 March 2017. The MHTF will be at the conference gathering the most relevant information on how advancing community health approaches can improve global maternal newborn health…read more