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Equitable policy to attain universal reproductive health: the example of Cuba

By Jonathan Broad, Academic Foundation Doctor in the Horizon Centre, Torbay Hospital, UK and a Research Associate in Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, with an interest in gender violence, social equity and health in Palestine. 1,124 more words

Health Policy

Concerns over obstetrical care. Why is there no adult intensive care unit in any of our maternity hospitals?

I propose that the Minister for Health or the Minister of State at the Department of Health should come to the House to brief us urgently on what is happening with… 464 more words


More Resources to Ensure Best Maternity Care

Turning to another issue which may be described as troubling, although that is too strong a word as one should never sound alarmist, this is a very… 296 more words


Obamacare: Gruber, Graft, and Money-Grubbing Weasels

Remember when we found out in the 1980s that the Department of Defense had supposedly been buying $500 hammers and $600 toilet seats?

They were pikers. 1,396 more words


The Birth of Eli (hospital birth with OB, 1991)

Here Nicole shares the story of her firstborn son. Despite the traumatic nature of her experience, Nicole’s storytelling is full of humor and her perspective is inspiring. 2,730 more words

Birth Stories

Successful project dissemination event on domestic abuse, disability and maternity care access

The interdisciplinary research team, consisting of SDHI researchers and colleagues from the Universities of Manchester and Edinburgh as well as the NHS Fife met with funders (Wellbeing of Women), representatives of NGOs, health professionals and service users to discuss findings from a recent project involving literature reviews, individual interviews and focus groups. 41 more words