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Dr. Edna Adan Ismail Q&A
Women Deliver Young Leader Musu Bakoto Sawo joins Dr. Edna Adan Ismail to discuss maternal healthcare, midwifery, and women in politics. Read the Q&A here.
Improve Maternal and Newborn Health and Nutrition

Quality healthcare and nutritional support for all newborns and women is essential for a healthy world.

As the Deliver for Good Campaign partners prepare for the Nairobi Summit next month, the campaign explores solutions to invest in and prioritize girls and women in programming and political agendas, including maternal and newborn healthcare.

From multi-sectoral collaboration to gender-sensitive nutrition programming, Deliver for Good partners are sharing solutions to deliver for girls and women and power progress for all.

RESOURCES

Deliver for Good: Infographic / Policy Brief

Motherhood Collective Impact Programme: Maternal Health Synapse

Nutrition International: MMS Cost-Benefit Tool

The Global Respectful Maternity Care Council: A Guide for Advocating for Respectful Maternity Care

 Solutions in Action 

The Deliver for Good campaign seeks to fuel solutions across three strategic pillars for change  1) Change the Narrative, 2) Mobilize Multi-Sector Allies, and 3) Inspire Concrete Action. 

1) Change the Narrative
It's time to change the narrative around girls and women from victims and vulnerable to powerful agents of change and drivers of progress. 
MCIP Blog

Safe Motherhood Week 2019: Join Us in Making Maternal Health a Priority!

Motherhood Collective Impact Program (MCIP), The Synergist
To make maternal health a global priority and equip women with information to make decisions about their healthcare during pregnancy, MCIP provides resources, advocates, and initiatives on Synapse, its maternal health community platform.
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2) Mobilize Partners
We must work effectively across sectors, issues, geographies, and generations. When we integrate and collaborate we accelerate action for girls and women.
Merck for Mothers & Pathfinder Blog
Taking a "Total Market" Approach to Saving Mothers: A Nigeria Success Story
Merck for Mothers and Pathfinder International
A total market approach includes community, facility, and state government systems. This joint-led maternal and newborn health improvement project used a whole-system approach and saw maternal deaths decline by 66% in Nigeria.
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White Ribbon Alliance Blog

Time to Deliver Respectful and Dignified Care to Women and Newborns Everywhere

White Ribbon Alliance
Through multi-sectoral collaboration, women's rights in childbirth can be realized. Here's how the Global Respectful Maternity Care Council, comprised of over 350 individuals from nearly 100 organizations, is advocating for women and newborns' human rights.
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3) Inspire Action
Partners advocate for policies, programs, and investments that put girls and women at the center of development action. 
Management Sciences for Health Blog
Addressing Gender Inequality Through Nutrition: Lessons from Malawi
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

When mothers receive a nutritious diet before, during, and after pregnancy, the positive effects last through generations. In Malawi, integrated gender-sensitive nutrition programming is gaining traction.
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Maternity Foundation Blog

Can An App Save Lives in Childbirth? Key Learnings of Implementing Tech Solutions Into Maternal Health Programs

Maternity Foundation
How can technology fill gaps in skills-building and support healthcare provision on the ground? The Maternity Foundation examines learnings from its mobile training app.
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Nutrition International Blog

Prenatal Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation Advance Global Goals: A New Tool for Governments to Calculate Cost Effectiveness

Nutrition International
Many low and middle income countries are exploring the feasibility of transitioning from iron and folic acid supplements to multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) as emerging global evidence shows that scaling up to MMS strengthens maternal nutrition. Nutrition International's tool helps decision-makers find out which supplement is the most cost-effective.
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