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Facilitators and barriers to facility-based delivery in low- and middle-income countries: a qualitative evidence synthesis

Citation: Meghan A Bohren, Erin C Hunter, Heather M Munthe-Kaas, João Paulo Souza, Joshua P Vogel and A Metin Gülmezoglu. Reproductive Health 2014, 11:71 doi:10.1186/1742-4755-11-71… 287 more words

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Birth Videos

So many of us are filled with imagery of births as medical emergencies or otherwise painful, screaming, or distressing visions. These videos of various hospital and home births offer a new perspective and help us imagine that there are many, many possibilities for what birth “looks like”. 221 more words

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If You Treasure It, Measure It: #Commit2Deliver for Women and Girls

No country sends its soldiers to war to protect their country without seeing to it that they will return safely, and yet mankind for centuries has been sending women to battle to renew the human resource without protecting them.

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#Commit2Deliver: Maternal and Child Health

Tomorrow marks 460 days to achieve the  Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Let’s focus on MDGs 4, 5, and 6: aimed at improving maternal and child health. 422 more words

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Canada to help establish new global fund for maternal health

UNITED NATIONS – Canada will contribute to a new international fund to prevent maternal and newborn deaths, part of what Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls his No. 510 more words

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Girls' Globe speaks with Nick Kristof!

This morning Elisabeth Epstein and I had the privilege to speak with New York Times journalist, author and activist Nicholas Kristof in an interactive Google+ Hangout.  141 more words

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