Maternal Health Supplies Caucus

The Caucus provides a forum for the maternal health and family planning communities to come together, forge a common language for understanding maternal health supply-related challenges, and draw on existing approaches to address the bottlenecks undermining commodity security across health systems. Objectives include: 

  • Raising awareness of MHS security issues within the broader maternal health community and Coalition membership
  • Responding to knowledge gaps around MHS
  • Utilizing Coalition experiences, resources, and tools 

Factsheet

The Maternal Health Supplies Caucus at a glance

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Resources

Essential medicines for maternal health

A series of seven policy briefsEnglishSpanishFrench
Business Case: Investing in Production of High-Quality Magnesium Sulfate for Low-Resource SettingsEnglishSpanishFrench
Business Case: Investing in Production of High-Quality Oxytocin for Low-Resource SettingsEnglishSpanishFrench
Business Case: Investing in Production of High-Quality Misoprostol for Low-Resource SettingsEnglishSpanishFrench

Increasing Access to Essential Maternal Health Supplies

A scoping of market-based activities, gaps and opportunities

Stronger Markets, Increased Access to Essential Maternal Health Supplies

Stronger markets, increased access to essential maternal health supplies: Global advocacy recommendations
Stronger markets, increased access to essential maternal health supplies: Advocacy recommendations for Bangladesh
Stronger markets, increased access to essential maternal health supplies: Advocacy recommendations for Nigeria

Other Documents

Inventory of Tools for Maternal Health Supplies Prepared by Maternal Health Technical Reference Team, 2013
An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Misoprostol
An Adaptable Communication Strategy for Magnesium Sulfate
A Commodity Security Framework for Maternal Health
A Commodity Security Framework for Maternal Health 
Cadre pour la sécurité des produits liés à la santé maternelle
Temperature-sensitive health products in the Expanded Programme on Immunization cold chain
Magnesium Sulfate Ready-to-Use Pack - Results of Field Evaluation
Quantification of Health Commodities: RMNCH
Guidance on Elements to Consider when Planning for the Integration of Oxytocin into the EPI Cold Chain