From the Field

Restoring Health to Women with Obstetric Fistula

Women with Obstetric Fistula

Aberdeen Women’s Center, Freetown, April 21  We hope that Act Three never arrives. We work hard in Acts One and Two – […]

Improving Services for Obstetric Emergencies

Services for Obstetric Emergencies

Lindsey Pollaczek Medical Research Center, Tonkolili and Bo Districts, April 19-20 About 15 percent of all deliveries will be complicated and will […]

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 […]