Free online course from the Lancet Maternal Health Series

Free online course from the Lancet Maternal Health Series

This limited-time, free online course based on the Lancet Maternal Health Series will explore the state of maternal health around the world. Students, researchers and implementers are invited to join to review the latest evidence and learn what is needed to ensure good-quality, woman-centered maternal healthcare for all. You will cover topics that include epidemiology of maternal and neonatal health, patterns in health care delivery, what constitutes quality maternal health care and how it related to respectful care, and challenges and opportunities in the Sustainable Development Goals. Check it out! Link to the online course: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/maternal-health...
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Beyonce, SDGs, and #DayoftheGirl

Beyonce, SDGs, and #DayoftheGirl

October 11th is International Day of the Girl. Adolescent girls continue to face worse health comes across the world. They are more likely to have an unmet need for family planning due to restrictive age policies, stigma, and ability to access services. They are more likely to be pulled out of school at a young age, and face increasing rates of sexual violence. Girls around the world have the right to be free to attend school, be safe from violence, make their own reproductive health decisions, and have a childhood. Beyonce lends her hand to this amazing video showing why #freedomforgirls is so important. ...
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Investing in Global Health for Our Future

Investing in Global Health for Our Future

With a change in administration in 2016 for the United States, the future of U.S. investments in global health are unclear. A 14 member committee convened to review the most recent evidence and provide recommendations for global health investments and resource prioritization. Read an overview of the committee's recommendations here....
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