Maternal Health Task Force

Category: Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series

Wilson Center Event: Midwives’ Voices, Midwives’ Realities

We are excited to announce the upcoming policy dialogue, "Midwives' Voices, Midwives' Realities: The Largest Global Survey of Midwives and What It Means for Maternal and Newborn Health." The event will take place at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. (and online!) on Monday, 27 February 2017 from 9:30-11:30am...read more

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Wilson Center Event: Closing the Gaps of Maternal Health in Conflict and Crises

We are excited to announce the upcoming policy dialogue, Closing the Gaps of Maternal Health in Conflict and Crises. The event will take place at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. (and online!) on Thursday, December 8, 2016. This dialogue is part of the Maternal Health Task Force’s Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series, in partnership with UNFPA and the Wilson Center...read more

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Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action: Five Next Steps

What Next? Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action

Last week, experts in maternal health convened at the Wilson Center to mark the recent launch of The Lancet Maternal Health Series, discuss its implications and brainstorm how to translate findings into improvements for global maternal newborn health. The speakers called for five actions to ensure high quality care for every woman, every newborn, everywhere...read more

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Wilson Center Event: What Next? Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action

The Lancet Maternal Health Series

We are excited to announce the upcoming policy dialogue, "What Next? Putting The Lancet Maternal Health Series Into Action." The event will take place at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. (and online!) on Friday, October 28, 2016...read more

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After Women Deliver, What’s Next for Women and Girls?

Women Deliver conference 2016. Copenhagen, Denmark

The once-every-three-years Women Deliver conference has become a major coalescing force for various global health and development efforts aimed at women and girls. “We operate at a global level, influencing the agenda” by focusing on the “four Cs”: convening, communicating, capacity-building and catalyzing, said Susan Papp, director of policy and advocacy for Women Deliver. Last month, Papp was joined by experts at the Wilson Center to discuss the takeaways for the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls from this spring’s conference in Copenhagen, the largest yet...read more

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Wilson Center Event: After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls?

The benefits of peer-education in tackling FGM/C © 2014 DFID - UK Department for International Development, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license

We are excited to announce the upcoming policy dialogue, After Copenhagen, What Next for Women and Girls? The event will take place in Washington, D.C. at The Wilson Center (and online!) on Monday, July 18, 2016. This dialogue is part of the Maternal Health Task Force’s Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series, in partnership with UNFPA and the Wilson Center...read more

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