Academic journal article Bulletin of the World Health Organization

In This Month's Bulletin

Academic journal article Bulletin of the World Health Organization

In This Month's Bulletin

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This month's issue has a special theme which focuses on the implementation of the Global strategy for women's, children's and adolescents' health (2016-2030).

In the editorial section, Flavia Bustreo et al. (310) highlight the ongoing need to analyse what works to achieve the objectives of this strategy: survive, thrive and transform. Ian Askew et al. (311) remind readers why sexual and reproductive health and rights need to be addressed in the response to health emergencies. Zanele Mabaso et al. (312) ascribe the inclusion of adolescent health outcomes in the global strategy to young peoples participation, and Nila Moeloek & Kesetebirhan Admasu (313) explain how ministers of health can help ensure positive change in their countries.

Bethlehem Kiros (316-317) reports on efforts to improve health outcomes for women and children living in rural Ethiopia. Sophie Cousins (318-319) describes how chances of survival during pregnancy and childbirth have greatly improved in Nepal. Joannie Bewa tells Fiona Fleck (320-321) how campaigns for sex education and free contraception are changing reproductive health prospects for young people in Benin.


Analysing maternal health services and outcomes

Teresa Murguia-Peniche et al. (322-330) study trends and distributions of stillbirths.

Margaret C Hogan et al. (362-369) reclassify causes of maternal deaths.


Where there are few doctors

Obed Dolo et al. (383-387) describe a programme to train midwives to do surgical procedures.


Improved reporting of infant deaths, maternal deaths and stillbirths

Preeti H Negandhi et al. …

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