Maternal Mortality

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Revolutionizing Maternal Care in Colombia

How the Hospital Padrino strategy is bringing care to underserved communities

Alabama’s Growing Health Equity Divide

The emergence of maternity deserts are causing lasting challenges for Black mothers

Gender

Preventable but Prevalent: An Injury Affecting Millions of Mothers

Two solutions that could help women in low-and middle-income countries

Migration

Islamophobia in the Delivery Room During a Crisis

A new physician copes with death and colleagues' prejudice against a patient's cultural and religious identity

Gender

Kenya and Maternal Health: Delivering Results

Pregnant parents face obstacles in accessing and receiving quality maternal health services

Gender

North Carolina's New Strategy to Tackle Maternal Mortality

Black women are more likely to die in childbirth, but doula services could save lives

Gender

Violence Against Women

Addressing the most shameful human rights violation

Poverty

The Double Threat of COVID-19 in Africa

Deaths from health-care disruptions due to COVID-19 are almost certain to outnumber deaths from the coronavirus itself

Gender

Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa

Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger

Urbanization

Shifting Front Lines in West Africa

Leveraging community health promoters to protect vulnerable populations against COVID- 19 and other threats in Nigeria

Gender

How to Save the Lives of Women and Girls in Africa

African governments must follow through on their lofty declarations and allocate national budgets to save women’s lives

Gender

Healthy Birth—and Then What?

Women in sub-Saharan Africa who give birth in health care facilities may not always receive high quality postpartum care

Gender

The United States Has Mommy Issues

The factors behind rising U.S. maternal mortality