Posts Tagged ‘pregnancy’

It’s Time to Deliver: Including Pregnant and Lactating Women in Clinical Research (Part 2)

Organized by Treatment Action Group (TAG), the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF), Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and HIV/AIDS Network Coordination Women’s HIV Research Collaborative (WHRC) It’s Time to Deliver:  Including Pregnant and Lactating Women in Clinical Research March 14 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EDT Webinar RSVP The U.S. Division of AIDS (DAIDS) and its prevention and International…

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Obstetric Fistula: How Far We've Come and Where we Need to Go

EngenderHealth VP of programs blogs on obstetric fistula – the unjust and unnecessary injury Throughout the 80s and much of the 90s, I practiced medicine in Cameroon, West Africa. Time and again, I treated women in labor or just after delivery. Time and again, they were brought to me too late. Some died. Some lost…

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Connecting the Maternal Health Dots in California

This is a guest blog by Ruth Landy, a strategic communication consultant based in San Francisco following global assignments with UNICEF, WHO and two global health partnerships. SAN FRANCISCO, California — Maternal health was on the agenda here last week. It’s more dangerous to give birth in the U.S. than in Kuwait or Bosnia. In…

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Program Shows Building Sustainability Goes Beyond Health

GHC Policy Communications Coordinator Vince Blaser is traveling in Zambia and Tanzania to visit member programs and report on policy connections. This is the fifth of his reports. KARATU, Tanzania – A family recently called 41-year-old taxi driver Max J. Sikoyo at about midnight. An HIV-positive woman was suffering from an opportunistic infection and needed to be transported…

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Research Triangle Continues to Shine as Global Health Hub

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Community leaders, educators, global health experts and researchers descended upon the Fed Ex Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill for a conversation about family planning and the Millennium Development Goals.  The panel discussion, moderated by Maurice Middleberg, Vice President for Public Policy at the Global…

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