Mothers Talking: Stories of maternal morbidity

Posted in articles by on March 3, 2016

Dr. Bouchra Assarag (a Moroccan PhD student of the W&CHRC, ITM) interviewed plenty of women in Morocco’s remote mountainous region of Al Haouz for her PhD research. Her studies show that 60% of women have at least one health problem related to child birth at six weeks post-partum. A team of … Read more »

Independent Accountability Panel (IAP)-Call for Applications

Posted in articles by on October 27, 2015

The Partnership for Maternal Newborn & Child Health (The Partnership) is soliciting applications for the United Nations Secretary General’s Independent Accountability Panel (IAP) for the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescent’s Health. The deadline for applications is 18th November 2015. The IAP is the principal advisory group to the … Read more »

Tackling obesity: challenges ahead

Posted in articles by on October 5, 2015

The implications of obesity in pregnancy for low resource settings have been highlighted by Bettina Utz and Vincent De Brouwere in a recently published correspondence to the Lancet. As highlighted by William Dietz and colleagues in the recent Lancet Obesity Series, the obesity pandemic is no longer a problem only … Read more »