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Tragic but Not Unique: Maternal Death in a Rural Clinic

Julie Becker | Emma Clark
May 5, 2020
4 Minute Read
This is the first in a series of maternal health blogs, setting the scene for a conversation about the challenges of offering quality care in lower volume, more basic health facilities.

News: Chemonics Announces New Senior Vice President Julie Becker


January 27, 2020
2 Minute Read
New senior vice president for global health Julie Becker has built a career as an innovator at the intersection of reproductive health and HIV and will lead the technical strategy and implementation of Chemonics' health programming around the world.
Colombian mother hugging child

Joining Forces to Strengthen the Health and Social Services Systems

Wanda Jaskiewicz
August 28, 2019
4 Minute Read
Integrating social and health services facilitates coordination and contributes to stronger health systems. Some countries are already integrating these services to protect children against abuse and nourish their environment.
Women's group meeting in Mali

Women’s Groups Leading the Way Towards Self-Reliance in Mali

William Tuleu
August 20, 2019
4 Minute Read
Rural women’s groups in Mali are proving that community health systems get stronger when national-level interventions are paired with community-level capacity building to make communities self-reliant.
Breastfeeding mother in Cambodia

3 Ways to Combat Aggressive Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes

Zoë Jenkins
August 5, 2019
4 Minute Read
Protecting and promoting breastfeeding is one of the most effective interventions to improve child survival. Here are some ways to support countries and advocates to uphold the International Code of Marketing of Breast Milk Substitutes as a critical piece of a multisectoral approach.

A Voice for Midwives is a Voice for Progress

Emma Clark
May 3, 2019
2 Minute Read
A certified nurse-midwife, Emma Clark shares her thoughts on why midwives matter and why "investments in midwives are investments in our future."

We Have the Tools to Reach “Zero Malaria” in Pregnancy

Leah Kellgren
April 24, 2019
4 Minute Read
Malaria remains a global threat and pregnant women are especially vulnerable. There are measures we must take to ensure women no longer have to die in childbirth or fear the loss of another pregnancy because they are infected.
Cameroonian woman with her infant

Maternal Mortality Review Committees Ask “Why” to Prevent Maternal Deaths

Emma Clark
September 27, 2018
3 Minute Read
About 300,000 women die during and following childbirth and pregnancy each year. Maternal mortality review committees provide a chance to learn from these tragedies and prevent future deaths by digging down to root causes.

News: GHSC-PSM’s Latest Report Shows Strong and Steady On-time Delivery Rates, Expansion of In-country Presence to 33 Field Offices


September 19, 2018
3 Minute Read
The most recent quarterly report of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project, implemented by a Chemonics-led consortium, shows the project achieving strong and steady on-time delivery of lifesaving health commodities, expanding its in-country presence to 33 field offices, and meeting global health objectives through its support for a new first-line antiretroviral drug (ARV) regimen.