MNCHDay: March 17, 2017

Midwives’ Voices

Georgia Taylor’s work on the “Midwives’ Voices, Midwives’ Realities” report for WHO cited in statement to the 61st UN Commission on the Status of Women 2017. Read the WHO statement to CSW Download and read the full report: Midwives’ Voices, Midwives’ Realities I am so pleased to see a focus on women’s economic empowerment within the […]

A song to increase health awareness and social issues in Mkushi, Zambia

Bumping our way down a dirt track, we glimpsed a gathering of orange t-shirts through the trees and as we stepped out of the car the air was filled with song. ‘SMAG forward twibwelela numa, SMAG forward cacine ee, Twalisalile fwebene, Twalisalile nokubomba, Twalisalile nokwenda, twalisalile nokubomela community’ ‘SMAG it forward and don’t turn back, […]

Leaving no-one behind: focusing on women with the least social support

Current broad spectrum targeting efforts are failing to reach those who need the most support. An adaptive programming approach was employed to identify under-supported women and address the clustering of child death. The emphasis on reaching every woman and every child within the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health by 2030 is laudable. […]