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May 26 2016
Young Midwife Leaders Making a Difference

Many studies have demonstrated that well prepared midwives working close to women and the community, is “likely to be the most cost-effective” investment in primary health care to prevent maternal and neonatal mortality.

May 12 2016
Supporting Better Health Through Enhanced Coaching and Communication Skills

What is coaching, and how can it support health service delivery?

May 09 2016
Honoring Improvements in Wheelchair Service Provision

An "Outstanding Human Performance Intervention" award recognizing skills and knowledge among wheelchair service providers in low- and middle-income countries.

Apr 28 2016
Where Every Day is Malaria Day: Improving Malaria Control in Guinea

Although many people in Conakry use private health facilities for malaria medicine, the same private health facilities operate largely outside of Guinea's policies guiding malaria drugs.

Apr 15 2016
Why Africans Should Invest More In The Living Than The Dead

One way to improve Africa's community health services is to strengthen management and leadership in ministries of health.

Mar 31 2016
mHealth and Leadership Skills Helping Midwives Improve Service Delivery for MNCH and HIV

Mary Gonera is a midwife who led the Mucheke Community Health Center team to improve health services in Masvingo, Zimbabwe.

Mar 08 2016
Every Day is Women’s Day

The LMG Project’s activities demonstrate the importance of a holistic approach to gender equity throughout health systems. For us, every day is women’s day.

Mar 07 2016
LMG Mentoring Network: March Mentee of the Month

Each month, we feature an interview with a different member of the LMG Project's East Africa Women's Mentoring Network. This month, Hawa Abdillani shares some advice for young women who aspire to lead. Hawa works for HealthRight International as a Project Manager in Family Planning and Reproductive Health.

Feb 12 2016
Disability Rights are Reproductive Rights

Improving family planning access for underserved and vulnerable groups quickly became a major theme at the International Conference on Family Planning, except that people with disabilities seemed to be missing from many of the discussions.

Feb 11 2016
Leadership in a Time of Ebola

Overcoming challenges to deliver malaria nets to Liberian homes despite the Ebola crisis.

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