MCHIP initiated a nursing pre-service education (PSE) program in Lesotho in May 2010 to improve the quality of nurse- and midwife-delivered care. The program included support to the development of primary health care (PHC) clinical placements for trained nursing assistants and general nursing and midwifery students. To expand on its anecdotal program evaluation, MCHIP conducted operational research on PHC clinical …
An article co-authored by MCHIP and recently published in PLOS ONE highlights the impact of midwifery on maternal and newborn health outcomes. To download the open access article, click here.
Work supported by MCHIP and recently published in The Lancet highlights the impact of midwifery on maternal and newborn health outcomes. Note: Downloading the article requires an account; however, the executive summary can be read here.
A Program briefer from MCHIP reviews the evidence between midwifery care and improved maternal and newborn health outcomes, concluding that midwives can deliver the majority of effective maternal and newborn health interventions to significantly reduce deaths. To download the briefer, click here.