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Understanding What Works to Improve Girls’ Lives

A research hub developed by the Population Council will generate, synthesize, and translate evidence on what works to improve the lives of adolescent girls around the world. Read More
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Baseline Report on MacArthur’s Initiative to Promote Midwifery in Mexico

This evaluation is to understand the starting points for the initiative with respect to midwifery and maternal health care in Mexico, training in professional midwifery, how professional midwifery is understood and its demand, and the legal ... Read More
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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. Read More
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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