An estimated $33 billion shortfall affects reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health. Devex explores how using data in the right way can help attract new funding for maternal health projects and maximize their impact.
With increased interest in mental health, how can the global health community make the most of opportunities and avoid the mistakes of other global movements, asks Julian Eaton.
From big hospitals to small nursing homes, integrated, quality health services are key to positive maternal health. Devex speaks with two key experts helping to assure quality among private providers in India — where approximately 40% of women choose to deliver.
Manyata, India’s quality-improvement and certification program, aims to improve adherence to clinical standards among private maternity facilities in India — where almost half of women who deliver in facilities choose to go. So far, the program has reached over 400 hospitals in five Indian states. What will it take to scale?
NGOs responding to the Ebola emergency in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have formed a consortium to help better involve communities.
Tristan Le Lonquer, an Ebola emergency coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières, explains why they are setting up treatment zones within primary health care centers, and what the challenges are.
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is still a public health emergency — despite a decline in reported cases, the World Health Organization announced on Friday. Some global health experts remain skeptical the declaration will generate the necessary funding for the response.
Tanzania has yet to cross-check its suspected Ebola cases in a reference laboratory, WHO's Dr. Michel Yao said on Friday, although no additional suspected cases have been reported.
On World Mental Health Day, Dr. Kavita Avula, lead consulting psychologist with The KonTerra Group, discussed how organizations can better support the mental health and well-being of their staff.
The story of DRC's Ebola outbreak has focused on how skepticism, misinformation, and mistrust have hindered the response. We should be focusing on the unequal distribution of aid money. Wakisha Co-Founders Jonathan Shaw and Leslie Ruyle explain.
The number of people suffering from vision problems is expected to rise and this will pose challenges to countries’ health systems, according to the World Health Organization’s first-ever report on vision.
The government uses television show "East Africa's Got Talent" to reach millions of viewers with information about mental health, cancer, nutrition, and more.
It's unclear whether Ebola is currently circulating in Tanzania. But the situation has triggered questions on the only global governance structure in place for pandemics.
Over the weekend, WHO accused the Tanzanian government of withholding information on suspected Ebola cases.
With the third case of Ebola confirmed in the Congolese city of Goma, across the border in Rwanda's Rubavu District, we ask Dyrckx Dushime of the Rwanda Red Cross about how the country is preparing.
Today marks one year since WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in the North Kivu province. Devex speaks to humanitarian actors about the response and how it has impacted realities on the ground.
As donors come under pressure to up their commitments, the World Bank, European Union, and USAID have committed to additional funding to the Ebola crisis days after the outbreak in DRC was declared a global public health emergency.
The private sector plays a critical role in women’s reproductive and maternal health. But achieving SDG targets will require engaging the full spectrum of private sector expertise. How? Devex takes a deeper look.