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Assessing the Impact of Maternal Deaths in Kenya

A woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth every two hours in Kenya, according to a new report from MacArthur grantees Family Care International and the International Center for Research on Women, and the KEMRI-CDC Research and ... Read More
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Understanding the Impact of Demographic Factors on Population Growth

An interactive tool developed by the Population Council provides evidence and analysis to help countries develop policies and programs that strike the right balance between demographic change and social, economic, and environmental goals. Read More
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Identifying the Connections Between Infant and Maternal Health

Adopting a continuum of care approach to maternal and newborn health can significantly improve their health outcomes, according to a study by Family Care International Read More
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Mapping the Trajectory of the Maternal Health Field

The paper states that the health of the mother during pregnancy and childbirth was not a focus for policymaking, research, and programming until 1985. Read More
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Seeking an End to Child Marriage in South Asia

South Asia accounts for almost half of all child marriages that occur globally – the most of any region in the world – according to a report from the Center for Reproductive Rights, a MacArthur grantee. Read More
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Discussing Accountability in Maternal and Reproductive Health

In the springs of 2013 and 2012, MacArthur supported two convenings – one in Nigeria and another in Oaxaca, Mexico – on accountability efforts to improve maternal and reproductive health. Read More
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Demographic Methodology Provides Fuller Profile of Unauthorized Immigrant Population in the U.S.

A brief issued by the MacArthur-supported Migration Policy Institute offers a current demographic profile of noncitizens in the United States based on the first national self-reported data regarding legal status. Using data generated by a U ... Read More

Population & Reproductive Health Grantmaking in India, Mexico and Nigeria

MacArthur has population and health grantmaking programs in India, Mexico, and Nigeria. Read More