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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Assessing Maternal Mortality in India

A report by Sahayog, a MacArthur grantee, documents the stories of women in marginalized communities across India who did not survive pregnancy.
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Reviewing Abortion Laws in India

A report by Ipas takes an in-depth look at India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and related laws, which govern abortion services.
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An Update on Maternal Health

A special issue of The Lancet provides an update on the status of maternal health—its epidemiology, successes, and current challenges—within the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals framework.
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Advancing Midwifery in Mexico

The Mexican Midwifery Association, created with support from MacArthur, has been accepted to the International Confederation of Midwives, an important step toward Mexico’s fuller recognition of professional midwifery.
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Improving Outcomes, Quality of Maternal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Mobile and electronic health initiatives, maternal death reviews, counseling and health education programs, and community mobilization efforts are just a few interventions that effectively improve maternal health in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Finding What Works to Improve Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

Research shows that while a number of interventions can help improve health outcomes in young people, there is no single action or intervention that can broadly meet the needs of all young people across geographies.
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