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Advocating for Access to Maternal Health Supplies

Access to maternal health supplies can have significant impact on reducing maternal mortality rates, and PATH offers recommendations for Nigerian policymakers who want to address it.
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Implementing Group Antenatal Care in Mexico

A report by researchers at Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica finds improved health outcomes for mothers and infants in Mexico who participated in CenteringPregnancy group antenatal care.
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My Journey as a Maternal Health Advocate

As a young medical doctor during my 2001-2002 internship in one of the largest hospitals in Kano, Nigeria, I was posted to a three-month rotation in the maternity division. My responsibilities were to take patient histories ...
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A Paradigm Shift in Population and Reproductive Health

The 1990s ushered in a sea change in the population and reproductive health field, bringing a period of unprecedented energy, groundbreaking international policy change, and a global women’s movement that shifted emphasis from population control ...
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Mexico’s Supreme Court Upholds Abortion Rights for Rape Victims

Mexico’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of two women seeking abortions following sexual violence, due in part to legal efforts by Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida (GIRE).
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Shifting Behavior Related to Gender Norms, Power Dynamics

A study by Promundo found a social science-based curriculum for couples in Rwanda reduced intimate partner violence by 40 percent after almost two years.
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State of Funding for Women’s Environmental Action

A study by Global Greengrants Fund shows that women are at the forefront of environmental action locally and globally, and funders are providing more than $100 million each year to support the intersection of women and ...

"Meet the Women Taking Healthcare Into Their Own Hands"

National Geographic
Related Grantee: Edumundo 360
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Building Momentum for the Expansion of Midwifery in Mexico

Sharon Bissell, Director, Mexico, articulates the Foundation's support for new initiatives to improve maternal health outcomes in Mexico through strengthening midwifery care.
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The Incidence of Abortion and Unintended Pregnancy in India

A report by the Population Council and the Guttmacher Institute finds that almost half of the 48.1 million pregnancies that occur in India each year are unintended, and two thirds of all unintended pregnancies end ...
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Evaluation of Maternal Health Accountability in Nigeria

This endline evaluation identifies areas of most promise for building government accountability for maternal health in Nigeria and suggested direction in which grant activities should continue to focus.
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Highlights from Maternal Health Accountability Meetings

Team Coordinator Ursula Wheeler provides an overview of meetings with grantees as part of the endline evaluation of government accountability for maternal health in Nigeria.
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Midwives Form Advocacy Network in Chiapas

More than 120 indigenous midwives from 19 municipalities in Chiapas banded together to form the Nich Ixim Corn Flower Midwifery Movement, which will promote the recognition of midwifery by Chiapas state.

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Erin Sines

Erin Sines

Director, On Nigeria
Portrait of Moutushi Sengupta

Moutushi Sengupta

Director, India Office
Portrait of Sharon Bissell

Sharon Bissell

Director, Mexico
Portrait of Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Dipa Nag Chowdhury

Deputy Director, India Office
Portrait of Kole A. Shettima

Kole A. Shettima

Director, Africa Office
Portrait of Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Oladayo (Dayo) Olaide

Deputy Director, Nigeria Office
Portrait of Liliane Loya

Liliane Loya

Deputy Director, Mexico
Portrait of Kate Abramson

Kate Abramson

Team Administrator, On Nigeria
Portrait of Gabriela Suarez

Gabriela Suarez

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Ursula Wheeler

Ursula Wheeler

Team Coordinator, On Nigeria
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