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Grassroots women’s groups could halve maternal death rate

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Womens groups for maternal health

Women’s groups can dramatically reduce the number of maternal and newborn deaths in some of the world’s poorest communities, according to a new meta-analysis published in The Lancet.

Global health policy fails to address burden of disease on men

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Occupational health risks in Mumbai

Men experience a higher burden of disease and lower life expectancy than women, but policies focusing on the health needs of men are notably absent from the strategies of global health organisations, according to a Viewpoint article in this week’s Lancet.

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