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World Preeclampsia Day: Reducing Preventable Deaths From Preeclampsia

World Preeclampsia Day 2017

As a leading cause of maternal mortality, preeclampsia and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy claim the lives of nearly 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies worldwide every year. To raise awareness about preeclampsia as a life-threatening complication of pregnancy, maternal health organizations around the world are joining forces to host the first-ever World Preeclampsia Day on 22 May...read more

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Implementation Science to Improve Maternal Health Research and Programs: The Power of Partnerships

Replicating health interventions in new settings or scaling them up requires careful adaptation to reflect the complexity and diversity in different contexts. Implementation science can help generate evidence that is relevant and useful to decision-makers, resulting in practical, positive changes on the ground. Partnerships between researchers, implementers and policymakers are also key...read more

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Kenya hopes to double maternity leave to boost mother, child health