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The Cost of a Woman’s Life

I have been asked to suggest how we constructively engage women in Maternal Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) issues as “more than patients”, so I have come up with six suggested steps that we might all take together to achieve success.

Developing nations like Kenya have not experienced the overall decrease in maternal mortality enjoyed across the globe. More needs to be done to address the impact of maternal death on families and communities.

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Ensuring the Human Right to Survive Pregnancy in Southeast Asia

To combat maternal mortality rates in Southeast Asia far higher than Millennium Development Goal targets, governments must ensure women’s right to safe abortion.

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A New National Plan Charts Colombia’s Course on HIV/AIDS

Colombia has made significant progress on fighting HIV/AIDS and ensuring access to treatment. But will a new national plan for HIV that addresses the growing numbers of infected women work?

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