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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. Read More
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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. Read More
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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. Read More
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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. Read More
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"The "Better" Bet"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Atul Gawande , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Harvard University, T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Lancet Commission Focuses on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing

A special issue of "The Lancet" focuses on the health and wellbeing of the world’s 1.8 billion adolescents and young adults, the largest generation the world has seen and one that faces unprecedented social ... Read More
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Mexican Law Eases Restrictions on Rape Survivors

Mexican law now outlines how rape survivors can access abortion care, a change due in part to the policy work of MacArthur grantee Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida. Read More

"Sangath Bags Award for Public Health"

The Times of India
Related Grantee: Sangath
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"Sangath Brings Autism Awareness to the Masses"

The Times of India
Related Grantee: Sangath
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