June 24, 2015News Link
The global community has recognized the need for better measures of the quality of maternal and newborn health services.
Improving quality of care is essential to achieve the new global targets for ending preventable maternal and newborn deaths. Read more.
June 17, 2015News Link
As Pam Barnes was quoted in India.com, “It is also important for women to have the birth of their child with dignity and respect in high quality reproductive health facilities." Learn more via India.com.
May 21, 2015News Link
As Pam Barnes and Mira Sorvino write in the Huffington Post, "While obstructed labor can happen to any woman no matter where she lives, it only leads to severe injuries like obstetric fistula in places without access to emergency obstetric care. In the United States, we have the ability to easily perform cesarean sections and space pregnancies to allow our bodies to heal, yet, in developing countries, nearly half of women don't have access to trained medical support during labor, and many have limited-to-no access to family planning methods." Learn more via Huffington Post.
May 15, 2015News Link
As Pam Barnes was quoted in The Times of India, "It is high time for women across the world to have access to high quality services." Learn more via The Times of India.
May 8, 2015News Link
On Mother's Day, Pam Barnes writes in the Huffington Post, "Motherhood is a transformational experience, and the decision to become a mother should be a choice that every woman is empowered to make for herself. But not every woman has the opportunity. Today, 225 million women in developing countries want to decide for themselves when and if to have children, but lack access to contraception. When a woman can choose the number of children she wants, the possibilities for her future are infinite." Learn more via Huffington Post.