A New Drug Shows Promise in Preventing One of the Most Common Causes of Maternal Death

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By: Kayla McGowan, Project Coordinator, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

A large randomized trial conducted by the World Health Organization has found that heat-stable carbetocin is as safe and effective as oxytocin in preventing postpartum hemorrhage—excessive bleeding after childbirth and one of the leading causes of global maternal deaths…read more

Seats Now Available! Join Us for a Global Maternal Health Symposium in September

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By: Staff, Maternal Health Task Force

Due to popular demand, we have moved the Global Maternal Health Symposium to a larger venue in the same building, and registration is now open. The symposium will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Maternal Health Task Force, showcase achievements in global maternal health and chart a course forward for optimizing maternal health around the world…read more