New MHTF-PLoS Collection and Call for Papers

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on December 1, 2011November 13, 2014Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)In collaboration with the editors of PLoS, we have launched a collection of papers on maternal health and issued a call for papers:While there are many approaches to take, the MHTF–PLoS Collection in 2011–12 will focus on quality of maternal health care, as it is clear that such a focus is now a global imperative. The quality of maternal health care is highly variable and often extremely poor, even in locations where there is a commitment to improving maternal health through increased access to skilled care, for example. The coverage and reach of maternal health services have increased dramatically in some high-burden countries, but the content and quality of those services (both institutional and at the community level) have not improved at the same pace.For more information, read an editorial by Samantha Lattof, Mary Nell Wegner, and Ana Langer on the topic.Share this:last_img

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