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Mentor Position with UCSF maternal child health initiative in Malawi

Sharon Rose - June 6, 2017
The Global Action to Improve Nursing and Midwifery Care (GAIN) project is a year-long opportunity based in Neno district, Malawi. The purpose of the mentorship is to work closely with Malawian nurse c...
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How do we prevent disrespect and abuse during childbirth?

These days women experience disrespectful, abusive, or neglectful treatment during childbirth in facilities particularly in developing countries. As we know, respectful and women friendly care is a c...
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3 more videos complete GHMP's normal childbirth series

deborah van dyke - March 25, 2015
Dear all, Today we released the last 3 videos in our Childbirth Series, covering the birth and early postpartum period. "Birthing the Baby" shows how to assist a mother to safely birth her baby...
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Two new childbirth videos just released

deborah van dyke - March 11, 2015
Dear all, Two new childbirth videos are now available through Global Health Media Project. "Managing the Second Stage of Labor" shows ways to support a woman during the pushing stage of labor a...
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Nigeria Maternal and Child Health Overview By Traffina Foundation

Ralueke Ekezie - Sept. 18, 2014
Nigeria Maternal and Child Health Overview Nigeria loses about 145 women daily to preventable pregnancy and delivery complication and 2,300 under-five to preventable childhood illnesses, making Nig...
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Why do so many women still die in pregnancy or childbirth?

In 2013, 289 000 women died from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. In addition, for every woman who dies in childbirth, around 20 more suffer injury, infection or disease – approximate...
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