Let’s talk about World Menstrual Hygiene Day

The 29th of May was World Menstrual Hygiene Day 2019, so Health Europa wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the growing contribution to research and global action on menstrual health, saying: “It’s about time we mitigate gender-health related disparities...

Why we need to talk about losing a baby

Losing a baby in pregnancy through miscarriage or stillbirth is still a taboo subject worldwide, linked to stigma and shame. Many women still do not receive appropriate and respectful care when their baby dies during pregnancy or childbirth.  Miscarriage is the most...

Celebrating international women’s day

International women’s day is a day of celebration and reflection on progress made to promote and protect women’s equality and human rights. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action. The Declaration laid down a pathway for...

Improving maternal healthcare for vulnerable women

Women Political Leaders Global Forum has published an assessment on improving maternal healthcare for vulnerable women in the EU. Their recommendations are: Design and implement mandatory training of health professionals in delivering culturally-sensitive care. Design...