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Preventing Maternal Death in Latin America and the Caribbean: Perspectives from the Caribbean

Every year in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), more than 7,300 women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. While there have been significant improvements in maternal health in the region, the large majority of these deaths are preventable. In 2003, the GTR (Regional Task Force for the Reduction of Maternal Mortality) led [more…]

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Panorama de la Situación de la Morbilidad y Mortalidad Maternas América Latina y el Caribe: Perspectivas de la Región

Cada año en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), más de 7,300 mujeres mueren de las complicaciones relacionadas con el embarazo y el parto. Aun logros positivos en la salud materna en la región, la gran mayoría de estas muertes se pueden prevenir. En 2003, el GTR (Grupo de Trabajo Regional para la Reducción de [more…]

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Saúde Para Todos: Collection of Technical Briefs from Health for All in Angola

The USAID-funded project Saúde Para Todos (Health For All, or HFA) supported the Angolan government’s efforts to increase quality health service delivery across the country. Led by Population Services International (PSI), the project delivered a package of health interventions to bring malaria, HIV/AIDS, family planning services, and reproductive health care to select municipalities and provinces [more…]

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The Power of Pregnancy Clubs: New Research on Group Antenatal Care

A growing body of evidence shows that many women in low- and middle-income countries are not getting the respectful, supportive, high-quality antenatal care (ANC) they need and expect. Quality ANC is essential for a healthy pregnancy and has an important role in fostering a positive pregnancy experience. Group ANC models—pregnancy clubs—are emerging as a promising [more…]

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Quality of Care: An Essential Pillar to Achieve Universal Health Coverage for Women, Children, and Adolescents

This webinar series explores experiences and lessons for improving the quality of care along the continuum of health services that reach women, children, and adolescents. Webinar 1: Rethinking Maternal and Newborn Health Services Photo credit: Glenn Ruga Webinar 2: Établir les Normes pour la Qualité des Soins au Rwanda (also available in English) Photo credit: [more…]

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accountABILITY Toolkit
accountABILITY Toolkit

Women Enabled International’s accountABILITY Toolkit empowers women with disabilities and organizations working on their behalf to make use of available United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms. Bringing the voices and experiences of women and girls with disabilities to the UN human rights system is essential to hold States accountable for their human rights obligations and [more…]

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Challenges to Ensuring Adequate and Timely Funding for MNCH Commodities

As countries pursue the maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) targets established under Sustainable Development Goal 3, they will need to ensure the continuous availability of essential health commodities to prevent and treat the conditions that cause morbidity and mortality in those groups. A major issue yet to be adequately addressed is financing for MNCH [more…]

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Youth Family Planning Policy Scorecard

The Youth Family Planning Policy Scorecard dashboard allows users to access, interpret, and compare countries’ youth family planning policies and programming. Users can assess the extent to which a country’s current policy environment enables and supports youth access to and use of family planning. This assessment uses eight indicators that have been shown to be [more…]

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Investing in Youth Impact: A toolkit on Youth-friendly Funding

CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality conducted a study with 130 dedicated youth-led organizations (YLOs) and 15 major donors to understand the experiences of YLOs in accessing donor funds. Based on the study findings, the Investing in Youth Impact toolkit provides insight into the barriers that YLOs face in fundraising, from the YLOs’ and the donors’ [more…]

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