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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 Finance and Operations Associate – (Maternal Centre of Excellence); PIH;  Sierra Leone Midwife (Nationals only); PIH;  Sierra Leone Midwife Mentor (Nationals only); PIH; Sierra Leone … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

The Silent Tsunami of Maternal and Newborn Deaths: How we are failing pregnant women and infants in our climate change response

In Turkana, a remote and arid region in Northeastern Kenya, water is so scarce that a pregnant woman, expected to be active until shortly before delivery, walks distances of up to 5 km to dig up for water with bare hands in dry riverbeds. Such heat stress can adversely affect the growth of her unborn … Continue reading “The Silent Tsunami of Maternal and Newborn Deaths: How we are failing pregnant women and infants in our climate change response”

Exploring the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Congenital Syphilis Epidemic in the U.S.

By Mahaa Ahmed Mahaa Ahmed is an MSc student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Research Assistant at the Maternal Health Task Force. Beyond the devastating direct impact of SARS-CoV-2 infections, the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted children’s education, increased gender inequality, poverty, and hunger. It has disrupted health systems and health … Continue reading “Exploring the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Congenital Syphilis Epidemic in the U.S.”

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 Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Clinical Program Manager; PIH; Sierra Leone State Enrolled Community Health Nurse – Maternity (Nationals Only); PIH;  Sierra … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

How helping women access post-pregnancy family planning keeps us accountable to our mandate

Dr. Pandora Hardtman CNM, FACNM, FAAN is the Chief of Midwifery and Nursing, Jhpiego and Dr. Emi Nurjasmi, MPH, RM, is the President, Indonesian Midwifery Association As midwives, we are passionate about the holistic role that those in our profession play in supporting women’s and girls’ wants and needs throughout their reproductive years and beyond. At the … Continue reading “How helping women access post-pregnancy family planning keeps us accountable to our mandate”

Strengthening Maternal Health Financing Indicators – A Conversation With Dr. Aminu Garba

In 2018, the What Women Want campaign listened to the healthcare demands of 1.2 million women and girls in 114 countries to amplify their voices and better understand what they want for their own reproductive and maternal health. Free and affordable care and full functioning, geographically reachable health facilities were among the top demands. All … Continue reading “Strengthening Maternal Health Financing Indicators – A Conversation With Dr. Aminu Garba”

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 Program Assistant, Reproductive Health; PATH; Madagascar Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Clinical Program Manager; PIH; Sierra Leone Human Centered Design (FP/RH) Consultant; … 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 Senior Program Officer, Family Planning / Maternal Newborn and Child Health; Gates Foundation; South Africa Lagos State Service Delivery Program Volunteer, Sexual Reproductive Maternal Newborn … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Improving Culturally Appropriate Care in Guatemala: The Role of Comadronas and Parteras

Indigenous Peoples make up 43% of the Guatemalan population yet they disproportionately represent 66% of all maternal deaths. While Guatemala reduced its maternal mortality ratio (MMR) by 50% between 2008 and 2015, disparities in MMR have persisted. The high maternal mortality rate among Indigenous groups is often attributed to the lack of institutional healthcare in … Continue reading “Improving Culturally Appropriate Care in Guatemala: The Role of Comadronas and Parteras”

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 Technical Specialist, SRH/HIV; UNFPA; South Africa Senior Program Officer, Family Planning; Gates Foundation; South Africa Analyst, Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health; Clinton Health Access Initiative; … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”