Check out the AlignMNH Blog for featured posts from maternal and newborn health experts, advocates, and researchers from around the globe.

Understanding Impact to Guide Recovery from COVID-19

In this post, Gagan Gupta, Maternal and Newborn Health Specialist at UNICEF, explores the provision of essential health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gupta highlights the need for countries to use data to drive evidence-based solutions in building resilience during the pandemic recovery. Read More

Meet Dr. T — An Advocate for Aligning Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng is a medical doctor, sexual and reproductive health rights expert, and AlignMNH Steering Committee member. Her expertise spans public health, comprehensive sexuality education, training and facilitation, and content production. She is a board member of several initiatives including the Safe Abortion Action Fund and the Global Advisory… Read More

Embarking on a Decade of Action to Promote the Mother-Baby Dyad

Each year, nearly two million infants are stillborn, and almost as many children die within their first month of life as do within their first five years. And, despite a decline in maternal mortality over the past decades, there were still nearly 300,000 maternal deaths in 2017, most of them… Read More