Maternal Health Task Force

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Person-Centered Group Antenatal Care in Eastern Uganda: Reaching Women Through Pregnancy Clubs

Group antenatal care, initially developed in the U.S. several decades ago, is a promising model that responds to women’s health and information concerns during pregnancy. Management Sciences for Health is testing the feasibility and acceptability of person-centered, group antenatal care in the context of eastern Uganda...read more

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Meeting the Maternal and Newborn Needs of Displaced Persons in Urban Settings

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More than 60% of the world’s refugees and 80% of internally displaced persons now live in urban areas. However, a dearth of skilled birth attendants, such as doctors and midwives, in poor urban areas often leaves women and newborns at risk. On 31 May, a panel of experts gathered at the Wilson Center to discuss ways to improve maternal and newborn health care for displaced persons in urban areas...read more

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After Fistula Repair: Understanding Women’s Needs in Uganda

[Webinar] After Fistula Repair: Understanding Women’s Needs in Uganda

To better understand the long-term outcomes of fistula repair, Makerere University in Uganda and the University of California, San Francisco recently conducted a longitudinal study to develop a measure of post-surgical reintegration success and document physical and mental health changes among repaired clients...read more

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For India, Achieving the Next Generation of Maternal Health Goals Requires New Approaches

Last month, nearly 50 researchers, practitioners and advocates from across India, and a few from beyond its borders, gathered to discuss strategies for improving maternal health at the new Mumbai outpost of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health as part of a two-day workshop organized by the Wilson Center and Maternal Health Task Force...read more

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