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Are Health Workers Delivering for Women? And Are We Delivering for Health Workers?

Skilled birth attendance is on the rise, but it's only increased by 10% in developing countries over the last 20 years.

Greater Access to Midwives like Jenny: For Women around the World and Here in North Carolina

A few hours after I delivered my daughter three years ago, one of my midwives, Jenny Cox, stopped by to see how we were doing.

Welcome to My Mother's Kitchen: Task Sharing and Innovation

Nyaradzayi Gumbonzvanda's mother was a true innovator—by necessity.

We've Made Staggering Progress in Maternal Health in Bangladesh. Where Next?

In the last 20 years, maternal mortality in Bangladesh has dropped from 574 to 194 per 100,000.

Vistaar: Two Decades of Collaboration for Women and Children

A lot has changed during the past 20 years of partnership between IntraHealth and the Government of India.

Gender-Based Violence in Maternity Care

Why, despite the risks of home birth and the benefits of institutional delivery, are most women in Ethiopia still giving birth at home?

Things Are Looking Up for Rwanda’s Mothers and Babies

Back in 2000, only about 25% of mothers in Rwanda delivered their babies in health facilities. Today, that number is almost 70%.

Moms and Mangos: Documenting How Skilled Birth Attendants Are Making a Difference in India

After three-plus years of “working in India,” last month I finally had the opportunity to actually work in India. Prior to my UNC-IntraHealth Fellowship, I worked on a program promoting...

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