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Self reported outcomes and adverse events after medical abortion through online telemedicine: Population based study in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Meet the ‘ambulance taxi’ drivers saving lives of thousands of Tanzanian mothers and babies

Quality of routine health data collected by health workers using smartphone at primary health care in Ethiopia

Impact of m-Health application used by community health volunteers on improving utilization of maternal, newborn and child health care services in a rural area of Uttar Pradesh, India

Thanks to a smart bracelet, pregnant women in Asia can now get health tips

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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Increasing the Utilization of Maternity Care: Does Demand-Side Financing Work?

In recent years, demand-side financial incentives have been increasingly used in low- and middle-income countries in an effort to address the well-documented economic barriers to maternal health care access and utilization. A recent systematic review examined the evidence on five types of incentives: conditional cash transfers, unconditional cash transfers, short-term cash payments, vouchers for maternity care services and vouchers for merit goods...read more

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Crying babies to dying mothers: Can we prevent women dying from major blood loss after childbirth?

Computerized interpretation of fetal heart rate during labor (INFANT): A randomized controlled trial

Use of a geographic information system to assess accessibility to health facilities providing emergency obstetric and newborn care in Bangladesh