"We realized that educating the community was something we had to focus on," says Madina, a trained Afghan midwife, as she describes involving elders and religious leaders in helping to improve access to family planning and perinatal care for women in Khost province. (MSH)
WHO Launches New Guideline on Safe Abortion and Post-Abortion Care
WHO’s new guideline, Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception, aims to help break down one critical barrier which limits access to safe abortion care – the lack of trained providers.
HRH Info: Why is Teamwork in Healthcare Important?
Teamwork in health is defined as two or more people who interact interdependently with a common purpose, working toward measurable goals that benefit from leadership that maintains stability while encouraging honest discussion and problem solving. Researchers have found that integrating services among many health providers is a key component to better treat undeserved populations and communities with limited access to health care.