Reaching the Farthest Behind: Maternal Health Innovations at the Facility Level

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By: Yuval Cohen, Intern, Maternal Health Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center

On 14 September, as part of the Advancing Dialogue on Maternal Health Series, experts from the United Nations Population Fund, Jhpiego, Jacaranda Health and Total Impact Capital came together at the Wilson Center to discuss how maternal health clinics and other facilities can be drivers of innovation…read more

On World Sepsis Day, Let’s Focus on Mothers and Newborns

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By: Sarah Hodin, Project Coordinator II, Women and Health Initiative, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

13 September is World Sepsis Day, an opportunity for the global health community to recognize the burden of this morbidity and build momentum for prompt action. Sepsis, which is a result of the body’s response to infection, is responsible for roughly 11% of maternal deaths and 8% of newborn deaths worldwide…read more