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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 Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinical Officer; Partners in Health; Sierra Leone Traditional Birth Attendance Manager; Partners in Health; Sierra Leone Director of Programs; Clinton Health Access … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

What Role do Birth Certificates Play in the Global Fight for Gender Equality?

Today, an estimated one billion people around the world have no record that they exist. This hidden human rights abuse has ramifications across all aspects of society and is inextricably linked to the fight for gender equality. International efforts to reduce gender disparities and maternal mortality rates must consider the power of a birth certificate. The Respectful Maternity Care Charter gives a framework … Continue reading “What Role do Birth Certificates Play in the Global Fight for Gender Equality?”

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 Traditional Birth Attendance Manager; Partners in Health; Kono, Sierra Leone Project Management Specialist (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Specialist); USAID; Cotonou, Benin Project Management … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

New Blog Series: Examining the “big questions” in maternal health measurement

In the fight to end preventable maternal mortality worldwide, measurement may not be the most pressing task on every maternal health professional’s mind. However, without relevant, useful, and valid measures, tracking progress towards goals is impossible. Maternal and newborn health measurement may sound like a complicated and highly technical field but there are some surprisingly … Continue reading “New Blog Series: Examining the “big questions” in maternal health measurement”

Who decides what matters in maternal and newborn health measurement?

“What gets measured is what matters.” This saying raises the question: who decides what matters? ­­ Establishing global targets and strategies can help countries galvanize political will, global and domestic funding, and focus attention on improving maternal health.  At the same time, the global measurement frameworks that track progress across countries are funded and organized … Continue reading “Who decides what matters in maternal and newborn health measurement?”

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”