Empowerment of women, men, families and communities: true partners for improving maternal and newborn health.

@article{Portela2003EmpowermentOW,
  title={Empowerment of women, men, families and communities: true partners for improving maternal and newborn health.},
  author={Anayda Gerarda Portela and C Santarelli},
  journal={British medical bulletin},
  year={2003},
  volume={67},
  pages={59-72}
}
Based on the Health Promotion approach, the Making Pregnancy Safer initiative has proposed a strategic framework for working with individuals, families and communities to improve maternal and newborn health. The aims are to contribute to the empowerment of women, families and communities to increase their influence and control over maternal and newborn health, as well as to increase access to and utilization of quality skilled care. The framework has identified those strategies and… CONTINUE READING
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