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Jennifer James

Founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good

Jennifer James is the founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, a global coalition of 2,000 mothers who care about pressing global issues.She currently writes for the Gates Foundation, Huffington Post, and Babble.She has been named a Fast Company Most Generous Social Media Maven and is a recent recipient of an International Reporting Project fellowship to Zambia and Tanzania. She has reported about global health from Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Tanzania, South Africa, and Zambia.You can follow Jennifer on Twitter @jenniferjames and Facebook.com/jenniferjames.

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Maternity Ward Observations: Midwifery Care in a Haitian Hospital

Midwives and nurses bring compassion to L’Hôpital Sainte-Thérèse.

Midwives Matter for Haiti's Moms

In the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, maternal and child health challenges persist. Midwives can help Haiti meet those challenges.

Can Creative Innovators Drive Global Health and Humanitarian Change?

Yes, they have and they are. And we saw it happen at SwitchPoint 2015.

USAID Tackles Respectful Maternity Care, Better Working Conditions for Midwives

Every year, 289,000 women die from complications during childbirth. USAID wants to change that.

One Mother's Story of Giving Birth in a Hospital Instead of at Home

Complications during childbirth kill thirteen mothers every day in the Philippines. What will it take to change that?

Looking at Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision in the Field

In rural Tanzania, health workers toil away in tents to stem HIV.

A Day in the Life of a Family Planning Health Worker

The clinic is packed when Mama Blandina teaches women and their families about the importance of family planning and spacing births.

Traveling to Tanzania With PSI, IntraHealth International, and Mandy Moore

Jennifer James of Mom Bloggers for Social Good is in Tanzania this week to report on frontline health workers—and why they matter.