From the Field

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 […]

She Will Be Beautiful Again

Jacinta, an eight-year-old girl from southwestern Kenya, started complaining of a toothache three months ago. After the tooth was pulled, the swelling […]

Maternal Health at the End of the Road

For two hours we bump down a dusty red dirt road heading out of Soroti town toward the village of Kagwara, situated […]