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Malaria in Pregnancy

Malaria in Pregnancy

Why are pregnant women at risk of malaria? Pregnancy reduces a woman’s immunity to malaria, which makes her more susceptible to malaria infection and increases her risk of illness. In pregnant women, malaria can lead to severe anemia, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), stillbirth, premature delivery, delivery of low-birthweight babies, and death. Women in their first pregnancy

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Our Approach to Digital Health

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Increasing Our Impact Digital health is integral to our approach to designing innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions to elevate quality of care. These solutions increase the impact of our work in strengthening health care systems and developing local human capacity to save lives and improve the health of women and their families. We identify six

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Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

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The Right Services, at the Right Time, in the Right Ways Around the world, women and their babies are dying from preventable complications before, during and after childbirth. This is tragic because many of these complications can be treated with simple and affordable solutions. We work to increase the number of women who have access

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