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Strong Minds for Stronger Adolescent and Young Mothers

The opportunity to put a dent in maternal morbidity by facilitating stronger minds for adolescent and young mothers is substantial. You can find out more about the challenge here.

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Strong Minds for Stronger Adolescent and Young Mothers

The opportunity to put a dent in maternal morbidity by facilitating stronger minds for adolescent and young mothers is substantial. You can find out more about the challenge here.

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Maternal Immunization Safety Monitoring in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Roadmap for Program Development

A new roadmap to increase the safety of maternal immunizations could help protect mothers and babies from vaccine-preventable, life-threatening infections.

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There’s No Place Like Home (for receiving health care)

Stasia Obremskey & Grace Carroll share their experience meeting women in Mozambique who want to take control of their health and their futures, by using contraceptives to time and space their pregnancies.

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When Women Are In Charge Of Family Planning, Everyone Wins

The role of women in Family Planning. She says that when women are empowered, they become active participants in decision-making for their family like determining its size. She further highlights that despite the progress made through multiple policy and intervention implementations in the last few decades, there remain some challenges that need to be addressed because for many women in India access to contraceptives is still a problem. It also talks of the recently launch of The Challenge Initiative for Healthy Cities (TCIHC) which aims to work closely with city governments to address family planning and maternal and child health needs among the urban poor.

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Indian healthcare’s innovation imperative

The authors talk about how we can ensure technological innovation while keeping socio-economic realities in mind so that it will allow India to better create and deliver healthcare solutions. The authors feel that while it is important to embrace innovation, it is also critical that innovation thinking is well grounded in the context of the social and economic evolution of the nation and its citizens.

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