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Gender Parity = Better Health

Gender Parity = Better Health

In Mozambique, an adolescent searches for a way out of the isolation of young pregnancy. In Guinea, a mother, abandoned by her family, looks to her community for help. In Nepal, a woman subjected to brutal beatings by her husband seeks relief through the support of a trained community health volunteer. Gender inequality can put

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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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Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Baby sitting on a scale while a health worker looks on.

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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