NewsMaternal health: time for a radical reappraisal
Each year, about 210 million women become pregnant and about 140 million newborn babies are delivered. The sheer scale of maternal health issues...
NewsWhy is data so vital for maternal, newborn and child health?
What are the challenges ahead in capturing the right data in the right places and the right times? To coincide with the publication...
Journal articleImproved measurement for mothers, newborns and children in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals
An urgent priority in maternal, newborn and child
health is to accelerate the scale–up of cost–effective essential interventions,
Journal articleLinkages between public and non-government sectors in healthcare: a case study from Uttar Pradesh, India
A study of the links between the public health system and two NGOs in Uttar Pradesh, showing frequent interaction and some reciprocity in information and resource flows, but weak participation in policy and planning.
Past eventWe’re going to the Global Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2015
IDEAS will be presenting on using local data for decision making to improve maternal and newborn health and getting innovations to reach more...
Journal articleTaking knowledge users’ knowledge needs into account in health: an evidence synthesis framework
Knowledge translation ideally creates user-friendly outputs, tailored to meet information needs in a particular context for a particular audience. A Framework should facilitate a more systematic assessment of the balance of essential characteristics required to select the best output for the purpose.
NewsBringing together district-level data for better maternal and newborn health decisions in West Bengal, India
The DIPH will enable district health stakeholders – local government departments, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and private health...
ReportEngaging the public & private sectors in data sharing to improve maternal and newborn health in Uttar Pradesh, India
The private for-profit health sector in India delivers around 80% of outpatient treatment and 60% of hospitalisations, and includes more than three quarters of human resources for health. Limited information is shared with public health information systems.