The Atlas of Birth is a clear and accessible web-based guide to the global picture of maternal and newborn health, told with maps, graphics and stories from many countries. Knowledge drives change, and change is needed as never before.
When we started, the E4A programme felt like quite a leap of faith. We knew from other sectors – smoking and malaria, for example – that a strategic combination of evidence, advocacy and accountability could be just the answer to achieving big outcomes. But would it work in maternal and newborn health?
Women and health professionals spark new cycle of improving maternal and newborn health. This article is provided by University of Southampton
Last week a very lively training workshop full of the very best data geeks in Ghana and their Evidence for Action (E4A) collaborators set out to try to find the answer. How high - actually - is the maternal mortality ratio in Ghana? As the convener of the workshop I embarked on the task with great trepidation.