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Saving lives in childbirth: do we have a game changer?

A multi-year research program is underway in 120 public hospitals across Uttar Pradesh. The BetterBirth trial aims to rigorously test whether practical changes in health workers’ behavior – applying WHO’s Safe Childbirth checklist - can actually reduce major harm and save lives when they are most in danger.

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Jarring Numbers on Financial Inclusion Point to Opportunities for Digitizing Payments

New World Bank report for the G20 finds clear evidence that digital payments can reduce cost and increase the security of sending and receiving payments, and help progress towards the goal of broader financial inclusion for economies of all sizes, for governments, and for millions of people not included in the financial system - especially women.

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Working Together to Stop Kala-azar

Partners in India are making huge progress toward eliminating kala-azar using simple tools and the power of partnership.

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New vaccines for India’s children: A promise fulfilled

India announces three new vaccines will be provided to all children in India.

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The Avahan Decade: Changing the Trajectory of India’s Epidemic

What would it take to have an impact on the HIV epidemic in India’s highest burden states at a scale usually expected only of government? The Avahan initiative spent the last decade finding out.

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