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New Commentary Highlights Unfinished Research Agenda for WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist

The Checklist should be just one part of an overall strategy to achieve high-quality maternal and neonatal care Since launching in 2015, the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist has been regarded as an important tool in closing safety gaps in maternal and neonatal care. But, as a recent commentary co-authored by Ariadne Labs’ BetterBirth Program, Jhpiego,… Continue reading New Commentary Highlights Unfinished Research Agenda for WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist

Mapping Wellbeing: Four Ways to a Longer and More Meaningful Life

By Rachel Broudy Sixteen years ago, Dan Buettner studied the places in the world where people lived the longest. He went to the communities where people outlived their neighbors, with greater numbers of people living into their 90s and 100s. He called these the Blue Zones. As Mr. Buettner explored the Blue Zones, he found… Continue reading Mapping Wellbeing: Four Ways to a Longer and More Meaningful Life

Announcing the Recipients of Spark Grant Innovation Awards

Health care delivery innovation grants support early-stage work to close gaps in obstetrics, palliative care, surgical care, and more.

Funding Sources for Mass Vaccination Sites: Options and Opportunities

Lisez ceci en français.  By Stephanie Schorow for the Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative The challenges of setting up and running a COVID-19 mass vaccination site are myriad. Organizers must find a suitable location, hire or bring in qualified staff, do outreach, and obtain and maintain a good supply of the vaccine. All this takes… Continue reading Funding Sources for Mass Vaccination Sites: Options and Opportunities

Sources de financement des centres de vaccination de masse : Options et opportunités

Jan 21, 28, 2022 Read this in English. Les défis liés à la mise en place et au fonctionnement d’un centre de vaccination de masse contre le COVID-19 sont multiples. Les organisateurs doivent trouver un lieu approprié, embaucher ou faire appel à du personnel qualifié, mener des actions de sensibilisation, et obtenir et maintenir un… Continue reading Sources de financement des centres de vaccination de masse : Options et opportunités

De Seattle à Kinshasa: VillageReach adapte les efforts de vaccination de masse contrele COVID-19

24 janvier 2022 Read English version here. L’un des points forts du Global Mass Vaccination Site Collaborative a été les présentations par des organisations et des individus du monde entier sur leurs approches de la mise en place et du fonctionnement des centres de vaccination contre le COVID-19. Les 19 novembre et 17 décembre 2021, VillageReach, dont… Continue reading De Seattle à Kinshasa: VillageReach adapte les efforts de vaccination de masse contrele COVID-19

NPR: Americans with non-life-threatening issues can get hospital-level treatment at home

Dr. David Levine speaks with NPR to discuss the availability and benefits of the home hospital model across the US.

A Q&A with Amber Weiseth, Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative

In October 2021, Amber Weiseth, DNP, MSN, RNC-OB, became the new Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative (DDI) at Ariadne Labs and the lab’s only director with a nursing background, “which I believe is an honor,” Weiseth said. Weiseth brings 18 years experience as a perinatal nurse to DDI, a research and social impact program focused… Continue reading A Q&A with Amber Weiseth, Director of the Delivery Decisions Initiative

NPR: Are hospital workers running out of sympathy for unvaccinated COVID patients?

Dr. Daniela Lamas joins NPR’s Morning Edition to discuss the risk of compassion fatigue amongst health care workers for the unvaccinated.

ABC News: US hospitals strained with influx of patients amid latest COVID-19 surge, staffing shortages

Dr. Rebecca Weintraub in ABC News on the rapid spread of omicron cases and the impact on our hospitals.