Esther Sharma

  1. Maternal and Child Health
    World Population Day 2014: investing in young people

    Every year since 1989, communities around the world mark 11 July as World Population Day, which brings to attention global…

  2. Maternal and Child Health
    Newborn survival: the Every Newborn Action Plan

    Almost a year ago, I held my beautiful baby boy in my arms for the very first time. I was…

  3. Health
    Birthing in Afghanistan: State of the World’s Midwifery 2014 report

    Last week, I wrote a post suggesting that the lives of mothers and babies in Afghanistan are showing signs of…

  4. Health
    Birthing in Afghanistan: Glimmers of hope

    When I visited Gulpari,* I found her sitting in the corner of a room. Given the hot summer weather outside,…