Maternal, child health findings disseminated in The Gambia

Professor Laura Ferguson disseminated baseline evaluation findings for her ongoing project with the World Bank in December. The project focuses on nutrition and primary health care services for women and children in The Gambia’s poorest regions to help reduce maternal and child mortality and under-nutrition. The findings were distributed at high-level meetings which were well-attended … Continue reading Maternal, child health findings disseminated in The Gambia

Project continues towards improving The Gambia’s national health monitoring

Dr. Laura Ferguson visited The Gambia this month as part of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights' ongoing Maternal and Child Nutritional and Health Results Project with the World Bank. She provided technical support to the national government for its monitoring and evaluation of health and nutrition in the country. Working with a … Continue reading Project continues towards improving The Gambia’s national health monitoring

Dr. Ferguson assisting monitoring and evaluation in The Gambia

This month Professor Laura Ferguson traveled to The Gambia to continue her ongoing work with the World Bank focused on maternal and child nutrition and health. The primary purpose of this trip was to assist the monitoring and evaluation team within the National Nutrition Agency and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to strengthen … Continue reading Dr. Ferguson assisting monitoring and evaluation in The Gambia

Incorporating Human Rights Principles in Health Programming

By Allison Smith-Estelle, Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin, edited by Pam Bolton, published by Concern Worldwide.

Applying Human Rights-Based Approaches to Public Health: Lessons Learned from Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programs

By Allison Smith-Estelle, Laura Ferguson and Sofia Gruskin, published in African Population Studies.

PMNCH Knowledge Summary #34 Operationalizing human rights in efforts to improve health

By Anhsu Banerjee, Chantal Baumgarten, Laura Ferguson, Jennifer Franz-Vasdeki, Sarah Galbraith-Emami, Elizabeth Gibbons, Kate Gilmore, Robin Gorna, Sofia Gruskin, Imma Guerras-Delgado, Ana Isabel Guerreiro, Vaibhav Gupta, Rachael Hinton, Paul Hunt, Frank Oberklaid, Lucinda O’Hanlon, Rajat Khosla, Shyama Kuruvilla, Thiago Luchesi, Tarek Meguid, Raul Mercer, Marcus Stahlhofer, Rebekah Thomas-Bosco, Mary-Nell Wagner, Alicia Ely Yamin, and Farouk Shamas Jiwa, published by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (World Health Organization).