Training, Supporting Midwives, Non-Physician Clinicians Critical To Improving Maternal, Child Health

Woodrow Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program’s “New Security Beat”: Better Training and Support for Midwives Is Saving Women’s Lives
Reporting from the 2015 Global Maternal and Newborn Health Conference in Mexico City, Sandeep Bathala, senior program associate for the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program and Maternal Health Initiative, discusses efforts to improve training and support for midwives and non-physician clinicians in order to “accelerate momentum for maternal and newborn health in the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals and hopefully put us on a track to end all preventable maternal and newborn deaths” (10/20).

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