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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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Northeast Nigeria myths and superstitions pose more barriers to health of women and babies than conflict

“The conflict is not much of a problem to my work. The persistence of local myths and superstitions around pregnancy and birth is more of a...

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New hope for newborns

This number of newborn deaths is due to three main causes: preterm birth complications (1.0 million), childbirth-related conditions (0.7...

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Leadership in maternal and newborn health: Fatima Muhammad, Nigeria

To attain your dream is the most beautiful thing. You need to be focused and ready to work hard. Find people who will support and encourage you. ...

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Leadership in maternal and newborn health: Dr Yashua Alkali Hamza, Nigeria

Since then, she has gained multiple awards for her work in improving the health of children, including the Pediatric Association of Nigeria award,...

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Why harmonise indicators?

Why harmonise indicators? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation supports the use of data collected by implementation projects to compare the...

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ICTs in maternal and child health poised for scale up in Uttar Pradesh, India

On 20 February, I attended a workshop on ICTs to improve maternal and child health services, organised by Intrahealth’s Manthan project (also...

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Lessons from large-scale programmes: the Sure Start experience in Uttar Pradesh

  There was rich discussion on this important topic in 3ie’s Delhi Seminar on 8 Feb 2013, where Dr. Arnab Acharya, Professor and Vice-Dean,...

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Leadership in maternal & newborn health: Dr Tewabech Bishaw

“The Millennium Development Goals bring everyone together working towards a common goal.” Dr Tewabech Bishaw Dr Tewabech Bishaw is an...