From the Field

Improving Maternal Healthcare in Sierra Leone

By Lindsey Pollaczek, Program Officer Sierra Leone has one of the highest reported maternal death rates in the world. In 2005, the […]

Staff Story: A Dad’s Eye View

Halfway through my trip to Haiti this week, my wife sent me an email saying that if our baby was born today, […]

United in Prevention

Today is the final day of the International Society of Obstetric Fistula Surgeons (ISOFS) meeting in Dakar, Senegal. It has been an […]

Haiti Cholera Outbreak: Report from the Field

Members of Direct Relief’s Emergency Response Team are in Haiti assessing needs and managing the response to the cholera outbreak there; they sent […]

A Hope for Safe Delivery

For the last two and a half years Direct Relief has been supporting Maridi County Hospital through its partnership with AMREF in […]

Better Health for Southern Sudan

Dr. Mike Marks and I just returned from visiting AMREF and the National Health Training institute (NHTI) in Southern Sudan. NHTI was established […]