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I am going to Uganda.

I am going to Uganda.

For a little over eight months I will be calling a university campus in East Africa “home.” I will be working with… 445 more words


The Rise and Fall of a Midwife

“If you write about me, will I get a job in a hospital?” is Shanti Devi Jasiwar’s first question. She claims she is 55 years old, but somehow that is hard to believe. 733 more words

Empowering girls is smart economics

By Akosua Boadiwaah Adu-Gyamfi

In two and half years working with Northern Empowerment Association it has come to my notice that a significant progress can be made in advancing the cause of young women and girls in the communities in which I work. 758 more words


Why the Long, Difficult Birth for Humans?

Labor for first time moms averages somewhere between 10 – 20 hours. Among other Great Apes, such as Chimpanzees, labor takes on average two hours… 1,463 more words

Maternal Health

Practicum opportunity

Student Practicum Opportunity

Fall (to start in early/mid August) 2014 & Spring 2015

Position: Practicum (Unpaid), Tulane Breastfeeding Program (TBP) & other breastfeeding work


This is an opportunity for a student who is interested in the promotion of breastfeeding at the university and city levels. 88 more words


MEASURE Evaluation in the Media

See MEASURE Evaluation work and news recently featured in the media:

  • A Know Your HIV Response study dissemination seminar took place in Southern Province, Zambia. The study results showed new HIV infections in the province at 40% among young people.
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Global Health

Blogging With Baby Hero

Keep up to date with the biggest heroes in organic (and cute!) baby clothes as they fight for infant and maternal health around the world.

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