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Pregnancy-associated deaths will increase in the COVID-19 era

Maternal mortality due to partner violence, suicide, and substance overdoses will increase due to COVID-19. COVID-19 has devastated the lives of the American people with over 250,000 deaths to date, and this impact is going to extend to pregnant and postpartum women. This is terrifying considering that the United States entered the pandemic with the … Continue reading “Pregnancy-associated deaths will increase in the COVID-19 era”

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; PSI; Sierra Leone Asia and the Pacific Director – Family Health; PATH; Myanmar Pre-Doctoral Fellowship In Child Health; J-PAL; India … 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. Europe Technical Officer, Global HIV, Hepatitis and STIs Programmes; World Health Organization; Geneva, Switzerland Medical Director, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research; World Health Organization; Geneva, … 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. Europe Policy Adviser, Nursing and Midwifery; World Health Organization; Copenhagen, Denmark North America Senior Program Officer, Program Advocacy and Communications, Family Planning / Maternal, Newborn and … 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 Faculty on Gender and Reproductive Health Issues, for the Center for Gender Equity; University of Global Health Equity; Butaro and Kigali, Rwanda Europe Scientist – … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Too Many New Moms Lack Access to Health Coverage in the United States

Far too often, the most medically vulnerable in our society lack access to affordable health coverage and therefore go without needed health care. New mothers represent one such group that faces extreme barriers to care despite their increased needs for medical care. A recent report found that 11.5 percent of new mothers in the United … Continue reading “Too Many New Moms Lack Access to Health Coverage in the United States”

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 Maternal Center of Excellence Program Associate; Partners in Health; Kono, Sierra Leone Technical Director; Jhpiego; Rwanda North America Senior Associate Program Manager, Sexual Reproductive Health; … 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, Sexual and Reproductive Health; Clinton Health Access Initiative; Zambia Project Director, ACHIEVE NAMIBIA; Jhpiego; Namibia Technical Director, ACHIEVE NAMIBIA; Jhpiego; Namibia Faculty … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Terminating Pregnancy During a Pandemic – The Case for Telemedicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has required health care facilities to reimagine the provision of healthcare services, forcing them to make tough decisions about what constitutes an “essential” procedure. In many countries, including Austria, Romania, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, and Brazil, along with many conservative-minded states within the United States, the decision to label abortion care as “elective” … Continue reading “Terminating Pregnancy During a Pandemic – The Case for Telemedicine”