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Need: What are the critical, but neglected, health care needs for women and children in your country?

Dear all,

I am gathering information on resources and networking contacts in neonatal and women’s health. I would love to hear from you on what you think are the greatest health care issues for women and children in your country. I am specifically interested in hearing about low-cost health technologies. What health technologies are currently being used to address these needs? Is the need successfully being addressed by the technology, or not? Please feel free to elaborate on your comments. Many thanks for your time.

All best,
Erin

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jadefrank's picture

Global Women's Health

Hi Erin,

Wow... what a great topic of discussion! I also recommend re-posting this in your journal as you might draw some more attention through Voices Rising.

Below are some journals written by PulseWire members on women's healthcare in the global south. I courage you to read their stories and contact them via personal message if you have further questions.

Maternal Mortality: Should Women Die Giving Life?
by Gifty Pearl (Ghana)
http://www.worldpulse.com/node/14302

Give Life and Live Too
by Olutosin (Nigeria)
http://www.worldpulse.com/node/14214

The Ripples of the Pulse
by Araceli (USA)
http://www.worldpulse.com/node/11594

Maternity ward and hospital rules
by Anjana (Nepal)
http://www.worldpulse.com/node/15921

Woman loses 4 of her quintuplets
by Edithlum (Cameroon)
http://www.worldpulse.com/node/15783

Erin Tochen's picture

Thank you

Thank you, Jade, for your quick response and great suggestions for further information. I'll definitely repost in my journal.

All best,
Erin

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