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Find out about what we are up to as we visit the areas we are working in, carry out surveys and meet other like-minded people.

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Avoiding pregnant husbands and 30kg newborns – making electronic data collection work

Health Facility data tracking, Ethiopia. Copyright Rhys Williams Mobile technology has completely changed the face of data collection for...

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The future of IDEAS in maternal and newborn health

“Exchanging views, inspiring minds” is the motto of Cumberland Lodge, the 17th-century Grade II listed country house in Windsor Great Park,...

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The role of health markets in managing antibiotic use and addressing antimicrobial resistance

This article first appeared on the Health Systems Global website and has been republished here with kind permission. ‘Unregulated, fragmented,...

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How can we get life-saving interventions to women and babies? #HSR2016

Do innovations enhance interactions between families and front-line workers and increase life-saving intervention coverage? This is one of the...

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Rough roads and rivers: getting institutional delivery services to women in rural West Bengal

“The greatest success of the Community Delivery Centres has been the decline in home births” – quote from Community Delivery Centre doctor...

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How can data improve implementation?

Learning from routine data Using routine monitoring and evaluation data to understand why innovations are not being used can help local maternal...

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One house, two doors: Making sure survey numbers represent the people

What a compelling fact! We need facts like this. They help us to understand the health needs of a community and how we should be addressing them....

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Measuring content of contacts reveals missed opportunities to deliver quality maternal and newborn health care

Findings have been published in Plos One and the data supporting this analysis are now freely available online. Quality of health care is a big...