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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 Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health; World Health Organization; Accra, Ghana Technical Officer, Maternal and Child Health; World Health Organization; Gaborone, Botswana … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

Expanding Access to Doula Care: State of the Union

Over the last couple of years, doulas have been featured in several mainstream media articles from the New York Times to People Magazine and the Washington Post among others. Perhaps due to this increased public attention around the benefits of doula care, states have sought to develop strategies for expanding access to this valuable service. … Continue reading “Expanding Access to Doula Care: State of the Union”

Lactation: postpartum modifiable behavior for the prevention of diabetes

In the context of the alarming increase in the early onset of diabetes in women of childbearing age, identifying easily modifiable lifestyle risk factors to prevent diabetes among women is a public health priority. The role of lactation in diabetes risk has not been previously investigated in Latin American populations, where rates of breastfeeding are … Continue reading “Lactation: postpartum modifiable behavior for the prevention of diabetes”

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 Medical Officer: Partners in Health; Kono, Sierra Leone Reproductive & Maternal Health Project Associate: Partners in Health; Kono, Sierra Leone Assistant Program … 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 Reproductive & Maternal Health Project Associate: Partners in Health;  Kono, Sierra Leone Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Officer: Partners in Health;  Kono, Sierra Leone North America … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

What’s going on with male contraception? Is it the future?

Disclaimer: While we recognize that not all people with male sex organs identify as men, we will be using the terms “men/male” to refer to people with penises and “women/female” to refer to people with uteri. We apologize for the cis- and heteronormativity that this promotes. Although it is impossible to become pregnant without contribution … Continue reading “What’s going on with male contraception? Is it the future?”

New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

NOTE: Due to a publishing error, the September Jobs Post was mistakenly included in a different section of the website. We apologize for the inconvenience.  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 … Continue reading “New Jobs and Internships in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health”

For Mothers, By Mothers: Improving quality of maternal care through mother feedback

Patient feedback can play a key role in measuring and improving the quality of healthcare. In developing countries like India, there are few, if any avenues to give or access feedback on the quality of maternal healthcare. Women from low and middle-income segments lack the know-how of what constitutes good quality care as well as … Continue reading “For Mothers, By Mothers: Improving quality of maternal care through mother feedback”

Aligning Perceptions of Maternal Health Care Quality with Reality: An Interview with Zeina Siam

Zeina Siam is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. The Maternal Health Task Force interviewed her about her recent publication on maternal health care quality. Can you tell me a little about your background and how you became interested in the quality … Continue reading “Aligning Perceptions of Maternal Health Care Quality with Reality: An Interview with Zeina Siam”

Personalized maternal care intervention in a tribal community in India

Twenty percent of the 800 preventable maternal deaths occurring globally every day are from India. Research has amply demonstrated that maternal health service utilization is lowest among tribal groups than any other community in India due to the long distances from health facilities or their unavailability, cultural barriers, low educational level of women, and economic … Continue reading “Personalized maternal care intervention in a tribal community in India”