January 19, 2016

The 2014 WHO study published in the Lancet finds that more than one in four maternal deaths globally is caused by pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, HIV, malaria, and obesity; the health impacts of these can be aggravated by pregnancy.  Despite how common these conditions are, key policy and strategy documents of leading international maternal health, non-governmental organizations, and UN organizations do not focus much on indirect causes of maternal mortality, except for HIV infection.

December 09, 2015

Please join Global Health Council and Action for Global Health on Wednesday, December 9 for a webinar discussing accountability for global health: taking stock of key debates reflecting challenges and opportunities – sharing intelligence of 'work in progress" to strengthen accountability for health and in particular assess the role of civil society.

December 02, 2015 - December 06, 2015

Health systems strengthening drives our response to the tuberculosis epidemic. In over 30 countries MSH is working with international, national, and local partners to strengthen the capacity of health systems, national TB programs, and health managers to improve the lives of those affected by TB and prevent the spread of disease. Our work addresses all elements of the health system: service delivery; leadership and governance; medical products, vaccines, and technologies; health financing; health information; and human resources.


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