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    Changing Systems, Redefining Healthcare

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    It’s safe to say that systems are changing thanks to the recent passage of the Affordable Health Care for America Act in the United States.

    Amanda Phillips is a Changemaker

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    Amanda Phillips was 14 weeks pregnant with her

    New Data Shows Progress for Maternal Health

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    The maternal health community has been buzzing this week about a report on maternal health released by the Lancet and featured in the New York Times. The report uses new and improved maternal health data to evidence significant declines in maternal mortality worldwide between 1980 and 2008. Why is this so exciting? One word: progress!

    Interview: Dr. Terrie Rose, Ashoka Fellow and Baby’s Space Founder

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    Dr. Terrie Rose is an inspirational leader and innovative social entrepreneur.

    Maternal Mortality in the US

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    How can it be that America, a country known for economic growth and leadership, has the highest infant mortality rate of any industrialized country

    Putting it into Practice: Building Local Capacity to Improve Maternal Health

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    It has been a month since I arrived in Argentina. I am based in Pilar, a town at the northern border of the municipal boundaries of Argentina’s capital city, Buenos Aires and the Province of Buenos Aires.

    Eating the Elephant

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    “Do you know how to eat an elephant?” My father loves to ask me this question when he sees that I am totally overwhelmed. During my first month immersed in the engineering genius of EHAS (pronounced Aay-Ahs), I have had to keep reminding myself that the best way to get through something formidable, like eating an elephant, is one bite at time.  

    A Family Joined, with English There is Easy Communication with Community

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    “Nancy, can you believe it?  I can say everything I want in English.

    Fostering New Emergency Care Capacity in Mexico

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    It’s been a month since I get to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. San Miguel de Allende is a very beautiful colonial town surrounded by mountains and where the arid weather turns the landscape into a painting.

    Catalyzing Change in the Slums of Bombay

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    I can finally confirm that the Ad-line is true—India is incredible, and Mumbai, fondly called Bombay by its inhabitants, is incredibly intense. A vibrant city with incredibly long rush hours, its streets are filled with a never ending stream of people of every kind—so many I wonder how it can fit them all.