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Maternal Health at the World Health Assembly

Here at the MHTF we’re encouraged that maternal health featured so prominently in the opening addresses of the World Health Assembly in Geneva yesterday. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon eloquently summed it up by saying, “In the 21st century, no woman should have to give her life to give life.” We wholeheartedly agree. And we … Continue reading “Maternal Health at the World Health Assembly”

Prep for the DHS eForum

The DHS eforum will launch any day now! If you haven’t already done so, register here so that you will be able to participate in this important online discussion that will provide input to the DHS program on the maternal health content of the revised DHS questionnaire. Meanwhile, check out these excellent background documents that … Continue reading “Prep for the DHS eForum”

Two More Job Opportunities at MHTF

A key part of the MHTF’s workplan is knowledge management and state-of-the art information & communications technologies. The Knowledge Management Specialist will design and maintain the first knowledge management system dedicated exclusively to maternal health. And the Technology and Information Dissemination Specialist will build a system that allows maternal health specialists and stakeholders to communicate … Continue reading “Two More Job Opportunities at MHTF”

Another MHTF Job: Finance, Grants & Contracts Specialist

Take a look at the job description. The summary: “The FG&C Specialist will assist the Director and Manager of the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) with project budget development, financial management and reporting, and will administer and oversee project subgrants and consultant contracts.” If you are interested, apply via EngenderHealth’s site. Thanks.

Recruiting for MHTF Staff Positions

We are now actively recruiting for two important positions at the Maternal Health Task Force. These positions are posted on EngenderHealth’s web site: Maternal Health Task Force Manager Maternal Health Task Force Program Assistant See the job descriptions for how to apply via EngenderHealth’s Human Resources department, who are handling the process (thank you!).

Launch Meeting Report

Launching the Maternal Health Task Force: Reaching Consensus on the Draft Terms of Reference, February 17 & 18, Washington, DC I am pleased to report that the launch phase of the Maternal Health Task Force is complete and its work is now underway. You can now download a report of our launch meeting(PDF, 60kb) held … Continue reading “Launch Meeting Report”