Vital for "Maternal and Newborn Health"

Respectful Maternity Care is Everyone’s Responsibility

How can we protect women from abuse during in maternity care? Health sectors can start by doing these seven things.

A Walk through Maternal Health Care in Rural India with mSakhi

A mobile app helps frontline health workers more effectively communicate with pregnant women and new mothers.

Five Big Questions for the Future of Global Family Planning

For less than the cost of a cheeseburger per American per year, we could reduce population growth by 500 million. What's the holdup?

Happy World Population Day, to All Seven Billion of Us

These 10 stories highlight some of today's most critical global health trends—and how they affect the most vulnerable among us.

For One Fistula Client, a Month of Firsts

"Before it can be a battle for all,” says the First Lady of Mali, “fistula must be a battle for women.”

Women Trying to Regain Dignity by Ending Fistula

For many women with obstetric fistula, marital and social status—and quality of life—hang on the fate of an operation.

Let’s Eradicate Obstetric Fistula and Restore Dignity for Women

We don’t hear much about fistula here in North Carolina. But many women across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia know it all too well.

We Can Help Restore Dignity for Thousands of Women in Mali

Each year, 2,000 Malian women are at risk of developing obstetric fistulas. Stronger health systems and holistic care can change this.

Maternity Ward Observations: Midwifery Care in a Haitian Hospital

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

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