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IDEAS Phase 2 is led by Dr Tanya Marchant and includes a team of more than 20 multi-disciplinary academic and professional support staff based...

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Newborn resuscitation in Gombe State, northeastern Nigeria

This paper published by Josephine Exley, Nasir Umar, Sarah Moxon, Adamu Umar Usman and Tanya Marchant from the IDEAS project, the London School of...

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Ownership in Name, But not Necessarily in Action

Melisa Martinez-Alvarez’s commentary on the IDEAS-led research on scalability and sustainability of pilot projects in three countries.

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IDEAS Phase 2 is led by Dr Tanya Marchant and includes a team of more than 20 multi-disciplinary academic and professional support staff based...

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Early postnatal home visits: a qualitative study of barriers and facilitators to achieving high coverage

A paper co-authored by Yared Amare, Pauline Scheelbeek and IDEAS team members Zelee Hill, Joanna Schellenberg, and Della Berhanu and published in...

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A qualitative study of the scalability and sustainability of the Village Health Worker scheme in Gombe State, Nigeria

Key findings show changes that were made to the VHW scheme to increase its sustainability in the 57 wards where it is being implemented to...

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Quality over quantity?

Do we need to pay more attention to the quality of health care visits over how many visits are taking place in low resource settings? Is it an...

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10 Lessons From The BetterBirth Study

Over the last three years, the BetterBirth Program team at Ariadne Labs partnered with Population Services International, Community...

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International Day for Maternal Health and Rights

Beyond human rights and ethics Rima Jolivet, Maternal Health Technical Director, Maternal Health Task Force, noted that disrespect and abuse (D&A)...

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