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"A new research-based project has been launched to understand the hurdles that Community Midwives (CMWs) face in provision of maternal health services, and the poor and unprivileged face in accessing these services. The project focuses on how gender, class and social exclusion play a critical role in the provision of maternal health services.

The project has been initiated by Real Medicine Foundation (RMF), an international organisation working to achieve long-term solutions to healthcare and poverty-related issues, in collaboration with the School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada, and Research and Advocacy Fund (RAF). Two districts of Punjab namely, Jhelum and Layyah, where the CMWs have been deployed for more than a year now, have been selected for the study."

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