Population & Reproductive Health

Working to reduce maternal mortality and improve the quality of maternal and reproductive health care in India, Mexico, and Nigeria Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Progress and Prospects: Bringing Midwives Back to Mexico

Professional midwifery is a growing field in Mexico, helping to improve women’s access to humane reproductive healthcare.
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Improving Maternal Health with Social Accountability

A documentary follows three Indian organizations working to make maternal health a community priority with social accountability.
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Midline Evaluation of Maternal Health Quality of Care Strategy in India

Midline Evaluation of Maternal Health Quality of Care Strategy in India.
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Evaluation of the MacArthur Foundation’s Mexico Midwifery Initiative 2015-2018

Baseline and progress report on the MacArthur Foundation’s Mexico Midwifery Initiative.
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Strengthening Midwifery in Mexico

MacArthur has supported work to improve reproductive care with midwifery in Mexico, supporting professional programs, public campaigns for legitimacy, and integration into the healthcare system.
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Distributing Birth Kits in Northern Nigeria

Researchers analyzed an intervention program in northern Nigeria that trained women as community resources to support reproductive health education and distribute safe birth kits to expectant mothers.
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Videos Advocate for Professional Midwifery in Mexico

A series of Spanish-language videos explains the expertise, training, and advantages that midwifery offers health care teams in Mexico.
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Unintended Pregnancy and Abortion in India

A broad study on unintended pregnancy and abortion in six Indian states provides important data for women’s reproductive health care in the country, where unsafe abortion is the third leading cause of maternal mortality.
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Men’s Attitudes Toward Premarital Abortion in India

Promundo and International Center for Research on Women conducted a qualitative study on men’s engagement in premarital abortions in New Delhi, India, finding a shift in attitudes.
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