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HP+ West Africa's regional director, Modibo Maïga, and deputy director Brahima Bassane joined a high-level delegation of Ouagadougou Partnership donors in Burkina Faso last week to highlight USAID's and the project's pivotal role in developing and supporting the implementation of that country's costed implementation plan.
Participants in HP+'s Women's Leadership initiative in Pakistan have had tremendous success, directly contributing to policy and other efforts aimed at expanding outreach and access to family planning services for youth.
Niger has a young and growing population. There is a role for development partners to help young girls in Niger—and in other West African countries—reach maturity before they begin having children. Young people need the opportunity to grow and learn and to understand that children by choice, not chance is part of creating healthier communities.
Can family planning save mothers' lives? Yes, and how it works is really quite simple. This Mother's Day, HP+'s Jay Gribble weighs in.
This year, the theme for the International Day of the Midwife, celebrated on May 5, is "Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!" The word “partners” is key: midwives know the value of partnering with their clients and their clients’ families and communities. But another important partner, sometimes overlooked, are the other health workers that midwives routinely work with as they deliver well-woman, pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care.