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The face of vulnerability is adolescent girls & key populations. We need to think about #SDGs & what it means to live w full dignity. Prevention implies access to information, timely respectful services & understanding we are in a time of crisis. @UNFPA
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We love the implant & all other forms of #contraception allowing millions to plan & space #pregnancies. How #empowering is that?! #WheresTheFP

Our wisdom: increasing access to #familyplanning helps women go further in their education, work & life! #WheresTheFP

A 16-year-old girl living with HIV asked for a hug. This is how people responded.

#AIDS2018

Leaving no one behind means placing women at the center of the decision-making spaces in the HIV response. https://t.co/kNhzGjBbrp #AIDS2018 @AIDS_Conference

Breaking out of our echo chambers: cutting through the noise with creative storytelling about HIV. https://t.co/BiKfwjh98k. #AIDS2018

Human rights are far more than just inspiring words. They are the foundations of our progress, indispensable for peace and sustainable development. https://t.co/a1HgGD42zS via @antonioguterres

📷 UN Photo/JM Ferré

"Uvinza, Kigoma. Visited Health Facilities in Uvinza – Kalenge Dispensary & Ilagala Health Center No. of pregnant women delivering in health facilities has increased from 71.53% in 2016 to 83% Thanks to supporters @ThaminiUhai @EngenderHealth, etc. There is still work to be done"

Spread the word! Access to #FamilyPlanning saves lives & empowers women! https://t.co/s4UvM9NRvL #WheresTheFP

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Essential & Emergency Obstetric Care

Appropriate maternal health care can mean the difference between life and death for a pregnant woman. Ensuring that women everywhere have access to such care could save hundreds of thousands of lives a year. With skilled care that is quickly accessible, common complications such as pre-eclampsia or a malaria infection, as well as serious conditions like obstructed labor, can be safely managed. EngenderHealth is working to make high-quality essential and emergency obstetric care available in places where women and families need it most. We do this by: 

  • Improving providers’ clinical skills for routine prenatal care
  • Ensuring that lifesaving postabortion care is available
  • Upgrading facilities in consultation with local partners
  • Increasing the availability and quality of emergency obstetric services, including
  • Treating and preventing obstetric fistula
  • Mobilizing communities to recognize danger signs and to prepare emergency transport of pregnant women to health facilities
  • Promoting increased availability of a low-cost treatment for pre-eclampsia and eclampsia, one of the leading causes of maternal mortality worldwide

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