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MAY
22

Grand Challenges Canada funds 65 new MNH projects

In advance of the Canadian world health summit on maternal and newborn health at the end of this month, Grand Challenges Canada announced new investments in global projects that aim to improve the health of mothers, newborns and children in low-resource settings. The projects include innovations to improve survival through nutrition, water and sanitation, and mobile technology.

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MAY
20

Every Newborn Series

The Lancet launched a new series of papers today focused on the progress in newborn survival. Each of the five papers advocates for facility-based care around the time of birth.

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MAY
6

State of the World's Mothers Report 2014

Save the Children recently published their 15th annual report about the current state of motherhood around the globe. This year's report focuses on mothers in conflict zones or areas affected by natural disasters. The report also includes the Mother Index, which highlights the best and worst places to be a mother.

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MAY
6

WHO maternal mortality updated estimates

Dr. Lale Say and colleagues released an update to the 2006 WHO maternal moratlity estimates report. This analysis provides a breakdown of the main causes of maternal mortality, including antepartum and postpartum hemorrhage.

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MAY
2

Analysis for 2013 Global Burden of Disease Study

This study, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, measured the levels and trends of maternal mortality, the main causes of maternal death, and the timing of maternal death. One of the main findings of the study is that there are few countries on track to meet MDG 5 by 2015.

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