Let’s create disruptive innovation for maternal newborn health at GMNHC2015

This blog post originally appeared in the Maternal Health Task Force (MHTF) Blog on October 16, 2015. The 2015 Global Maternal and Newborn Health Conference (GMNHC2015) holds a key position in the definition, design and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals for the health and well-being of pregnant women and their newborns. In a world […]

Infection Prevention: It Takes a Village!

Infection prevention (IP) and medical waste management (MWM) is a critical component of quality health services. IP and MWM involves the entire health system, every person working at a health facility plays a role in good hygiene that includes clinical as well as non-clinical staff such as cleaning staff, security guards and ambulance drivers. Since it is one of the few services that touch every part of a health facility, the Fistula Care Plus (FC+) project often uses it as a starting point for quality improvement with partner facilities.