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USAID's flagship program saving lives of mothers and children in 30+ priority countries.
USAID's flagship program saving lives of mothers and children in 30+ priority countries.

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#ifihadglass we would help save the lives of women around the world by using the glasses to connect Johns Hopkins University trained community health workers with skilled physicians to enable these health workers to perform life-saving procedures for mothers in remote areas of India, Tanzania, Kenya and Indonesia.
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Some of our team participating in the March Against AIDS walk during IAS!
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Dr. Tigistu Adamu (second from the left) is MCHIP and Jhpiego's HIV/AIDS technical team leader. He spoke on a panel at IAS this morning regarding devices for voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC). We are very proud to have him representing us!
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Check out these blogs from our MCHIP experts in HIV and infectious diseases discussing the program’s work to “turn the tide” on this pandemic: http://bit.ly/MWifg0

Don't forget our satellite event on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision is tonight at the IAS Conference as well! http://www.mchip.net/node/1152

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Here's a great report on the Call to Action on Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision: http://bit.ly/PYNgGj

MCHIP happens to be hosting a satellite event on the same topic during IAS, so make sure to attend that as well! http://www.facebook.com/events/425273154180585/

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"By enabling mothers and families to time and space the birth of their children, family planning could save the lives of more than 1.6 million children under five annually." -USAID's Rajiv Shah http://bit.ly/PRVUGE

That's exactly why were committed to Postpartum Family Planning! http://bit.ly/PPtfly.

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Why is Postpartum Family Planning important? Not only do pregnancies during this period hold the greatest risk for mother and baby, the first 12 months after childbirth also present the greatest opportunities in terms of number of contacts with health care services.

Learn more about this important effort: http://bit.ly/PPtfly

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The Ready Reckoner prepared by MCHIP was released July 4th, 2012 by Ms. Anuradha Gupta (Additional Secretary and MD NRHM) to highlight key aspects of immunization that a peripheral health worker should know. 
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“Through this activity, I now know all about how to be a good mother, and I became an active family planning user. It is very useful, not only for me but also for my family,” Mrs. Sanah of Indonesia said in regards to a class on healthy pregnancy and child care. We want to thank all Moms who strive to be the best mothers they can be!

Read more here: http://www.mchip.net/node/1153
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