Nov 16 2015
Building Strong Women Leaders in Family Planning Through Mentoring

Women experience a disproportionate burden of disease and death due to inequities in access to basic health care, nutrition, and education, but part of this burden can be attributed to a significant underrepresentation of women in positions of leadership.

Nov 13 2015
Improving Maternal Health in the World’s Youngest Nation

In South Sudan, the low availability of highly trained and qualified health workers makes it one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a pregnant woman, but it does not have to be.

Nov 12 2015
Photo Blog: Behind the Scenes at the Global mHealth Forum

Go behind the scenes at the Global mHealth Forum, that was held as part of the mHealth Summit 2015 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on November 10-11, 2015.

Nov 10 2015
Three Thoughts from Day 1 at the Global mHealth Forum

Three takeaways from the first day of the Global mHealth Forum.

Nov 09 2015
Measuring LDP+ Impacts on PPFP Services in Cameroon

Measuring the link between leadership, management, and governance skillsets, and improvements in postpartum family planning service delivery in Cameroon.

Nov 09 2015
Europe Maalim and Caren Wakoli: Launching a Business and Working in Difficult Contexts

This blog is the fourth and final in a series featuring the stories of the mentors and mentees in the East Africa Women’s Mentoring Network. An online network, the East Africa Women’s Mentoring Network provides emerging women leaders in East Africa with access to experienced mentors for active support in professional and personal development related to family planning and reproductive health.

Nov 03 2015
Namakau Nyambe and Kidest Hagos: Developing a Proposal for Post-Abortion Care

Leading up the International Conference on Family Planning, this blog series will share one mentor/mentee pair’s story each week. This week features mentor Namakau Nyambe of Zambia and her mentor Kidest Hagos of Ethiopia.

Nov 03 2015
LMG Mentoring Network: November Mentor 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, hear Grace Odeke’s powerful story, and her advice for succeeding in the workplace.

Oct 28 2015
Grace Ikirimat, Hawa Abdillahi, and Elizabeth Imbo: Advocating for Family Planning

Leading up to the International Conference on Family Planning, this new blog series will highlight a mentee/mentor pair from the East Africa Women’s Mentoring Network. This week features mentor Grace Odeke of Uganda, and her two mentees Hawa Abdillahi and Elizabeth Imbo, both of Kenya.

Oct 26 2015
From the Shelf to Implementation

The resources section on LeaderNet hosts a variety of proven tools that can be independently accessed, implemented, and scaled-up by health leaders.