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Dr. Marge Koblinsky A.
Instructor and Program Manager In the Department of Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University
The Johns Hopkins Children's Center And The Johns Hopkins Hospital 600 North Wolfe Street
Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM), headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, is a $7 billion integrated global health enterprise and one of the leading academic health care systems in the United States. JHM unites physicians and scientists of the Johns Hopkins Uni
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Dr Marge Koblinsky, of Johns Hopkins University, said shortage of human resources in developing countries is alarming and the number of skilled health workers should be doubled by 2015."Over 300,000 more professionals are needed by 2015 to achieve 75 percent coverage of child deliveries," he said. irfan ghauri
NGO Networks For Health: Staff Bios
Director - Marge Koblinsky
...Marge Koblinsky has been appointed director of the NGO Networks for Health (Networks) Project.She
brings many years of recognized leadership, technical knowledge, and experience to this family planing/reproductive health care project.Since 1989, Dr. Koblinsky
has directed MotherCare, overseeing and providing technical leadership for community-based nutrition and maternal and neonatal health projects in more than 25 countries.In this capacity, she chaired and lead international and technical meetings, nurtured partnerships and other collaborative ons with a variety of PVOs, foundations, international agencies, and research institutions, and shaped the international agenda to better reflect field realities and evidence of success in reproductive health.
Within MotherCare, Dr. Koblinsky
gave high priority to drawing lessons from ongoing projects and the literature, and clarifying issues within maternal and neonatal health.She
has published widely in numerous national and international journals and anthologies and is the co-editor of three books on women's health. Dr. Koblinsky
has worked extensively with a number of PVOs
in Asia, Latin America and Africa as part of MotherCare and USAID's
joint programs to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and morbidity, and to improve the reproductive health of woman and the health of newborns.
In 1996, in recognition for her
outstanding work in reproductive health, Dr. Koblinsky
was awarded the International Health Leadership Award from the National Council for International Health
.In 1998, MotherCare was a recipient of the World Health Day Award issued by the American Association for World Health
. Previously, Dr. Koblinsky worked for the Ford Foundation, where she served as co-administrator of a grants program for reproductive health in developing countries, and for the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research as project director and research scientist for the Maternal and Child Health and Family Planning Extension Project.She has also worked for the International Development Research Centre (in Canada and Singapore) and as an instructor and program manager in the Department of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins University.Dr. Koblinsky
has field experience in Bangladesh, southeast Asia, South America, and Africa.
Marge Koblinsky, senior ...
Marge Koblinsky, senior technical advisor for the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program, suggested that current maternal health indicators are not enough to truly understand the world's maternal health situation.
The indicators are difficult to measure and do not always paint a clear picture of the actual health outcomes of our interventions, she said.
She provided data showing that other indicators, such as contraceptive prevalence rates, were more closely matched to maternal mortality outcomes.
Recently published and available online ...
Recently published and available online is a special issue of the Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition entitled, Maternal Morbidity and Disability and Their Consequences: Neglected Agenda in Maternal Health, guest edited by JSI Senior Technical Advisor Marge Koblinsky.
Jun 20, 2012 - The Journal ...
Jun 20, 2012 - The Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition on maternal morbidity and disability " href="/JSIInternet/PressRoom/newsitem/display.cfm?newsArea=what%27s%20new&txtGeoArea=INTL&id=551&thisSection=PressRoom">JSI's Marge Koblinksy guest-edits special issue of The Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition on maternal morbidity and disability