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Maternal Health Learning and Innovation Center™ is committed to providing reliable, accurate resources that will increase the user’s knowledge and/or ability to improve the state of maternal health in the United States. Some of the resources may be primarily informational and others may be oriented more towards capacity-building to implement a program or action. Many will be a blend of the two.
MHLIC Resource Section – Vetting Protocol
To ensure that the Maternal Health Learning & Innovation Center (MHLIC) is resource material that is current and of high quality, we adhere the following protocol to vet material:
- The sponsoring or submitting individual or organization of the resource may submit their resource via maternalhealthlearning.org or work directly with a member of MHLIC’s team. To submit a resource for vetting review by the MHLIC team, please utilize our standards of quality.
- As of the date of this version of Vetting Protocol (November 20, 2020), please note that resource submission review prioritizes accredited entities submitting about topics directly related to maternal health.
- Resource sponsor, or submitting individual or organization, will utilize the standards of quality to validate appropriateness for MHLIC’s collection at the time of submission.
- Resource sponsor, or submitting individual or organization, will review submissions annually for retention based on ongoing relevance and currency at the prompt of the MHLIC team.
- Resource sponsor, or submitting individual or organization, will furthermore adhere to the following:
- The linked website provides unique information with a minimum of overlap between resources.
- The source of the content is clearly identified.
- The purpose of the website is to provide information and is not selling a product or service.
- Most content is available at no charge.
- The site is well-organized and easy to use.
- The content of the site is accessible to persons with disabilities.
- Information is current or an update date is included.
- The website is consistently available.
- Links from the website are maintained.
- Registration is not required to view the information on the site.
- The organization and website follow WHO compliance guidelines.
- The Maternal Health Learning & Innovation Center (MHLIC) collects high‐quality materials that focus on the following categories:
- Public health
- Workforce / Partner and Leadership Building
- Use of Data / Evaluation
- Engagement (subcategories: Provider, Community, Partner)
- Understanding communities/areas/populations
- Submissions that will be considered must be:
- Materials that have utility in the maternal health setting.
- Materials that adhere to the vetting protocol.
- Materials that are current, freely accessible, and easily available on the sponsoring, or submitting organization’s website.
- Materials that are properly cited and/or footnoted.
- Materials that are copyrighted and/or contain proper attribution.
- Acceptable submissions may comprise of:
- Research Brief
- Awareness Events
- Toolkits, Fact Sheets
MHLIC Resources section has new content reviewed, vetted, and added weekly. Check back for new resources.