Publications on Midwifery

What do economic inequality and family planning have in common? The surprising link between the two is explored in the State of World Population 2017, the flagship report of UNFPA, the United Nations reproductive...

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The Maternal Health Thematic Fund (MHTF) 2016 progress report captures results from the second phase (2014-2017) of the programme. It focuses on progress in three cross-cutting principles: equality in access, quality...

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This report reviews progress in 2016 and since the inception of the H6 Joint Programme collaboration with Canada and Sweden (Sida). The report features findings from a recent evaluation of this programme, which...

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The H6 Joint Programme is a collaborative effort of H6 partners (UNAIDS, UNFPA, UNICEF, UN Women, WHO and the Word Bank) for accelerating improved maternal and child health in 10 countries with the highest maternal...

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The 2015 MHTF annual report demonstrates the importance of the Thematic Fund in contributing to the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity, promoting health and well-being; and supporting the...

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We live in a world where humanitarian crises extract mounting costs from economies, communities and individuals. Wars and natural disasters make the headlines, at least initially. Less visible but also costly are the...

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The Annual Report 2014 of the Maternal Health Thematic Fund analyses the first year of operation of Phase II of the Maternal Health Thematic Fund. The Maternal Health Thematic Fund is UNFPA’s flagship programme for...

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Increasing women's access to quality midwifery has become a focus of global efforts to realize the right of every woman to the best possible health care during pregnancy and childbirth. A first step is assessing the...

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The State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 presents findings on midwifery from 73 low and middle-income countries.

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This report documents experiences and lessons related to training and scaling-up the midwifery workforce.

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