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Peer Power
Young mothers challenge each other to get back into the classroom to fulfill their dreams.
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Health responce to gender based violence.
Gender Parity = Better Health
Snapshots from Mozambique, Guinea and Nepal reveal the impact of gender disparity and show Jhpiego’s efforts to ensure that women and girls can access care and support.
Maternal and Child care survival program
Driving Change: One Woman, One Family at a Time
USAID’s latest Acting on the Call report shows that its flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program has been at the fore of tremendous improvements for women and their families in some of the most challenging areas to deliver high-quality health services.
Resourcefully Yours
A lack of understanding of the role and scope of midwifery at all levels of the health system, as well as patriarchal structures and professional, sociocultural, and economic barriers all contribute to slow progress toward universal health coverage, according to a new article in Birth Issues in Perinatal Care. “Midwifery is a vital solution—What is holding back global progress?” calls for global action to overcome barriers to quality midwifery care—in particular, efforts toward ensuring gender equality, which is fundamental to affecting system-wide change. 
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Seven key accelerators for scaling up health initiatives are identified and described in a first-of-its-kind study published in BMC Health Services Research. Leading among them: Testing the intervention in real-world, resource-constrained settings. Findings from “Harmonizing scientific rigor with political urgency: policy learnings for identifying accelerators for scale-up from the safe childbirth checklist programme in Rajasthan, India,” should apply to other low- and middle-income countries as they scale up proven innovations within the health systems.
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