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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...

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Leadership in maternal & newborn health: Dr Shershah Syed

“[My patient] had waited 41 years for treatment. It took me just 20 minutes and 1 stitch to give back her dignity.” Dr Shershah...

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Using data to improve healthcare in Ethiopia

Though originally from Ethiopia, I have spent most of my adult life abroad. Acronyms and terms such as HEWs, CHPs, Health Post and Health Centre...

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A paradigm shift: from healthcare for the elite to healthcare for all

Since independence, India’s public health services have been guided by population norms: a sub centre for every 5000 population, a Primary...

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Sun, sea and scale-up in San Diego

I study the scale-up of innovations. My work is about understanding the best ways to ensure health innovations reach more people, including how to...