Focus and Programs

Childhood Pneumonia

What it is. Childhood pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, often caused by common viruses. Why it matters. Pneumonia is more deadly than […]

Who is Vulnerable During Hurricanes: 6 Things to Know

Direct Relief engages in significant emergency preparedness and response efforts related to hurricanes and other natural events. The following list addresses several […]

Providing Emergency Obstetric Care in Haiti

As part of an ongoing effort to strengthen emergency obstetric care in Haiti, Direct Relief International is providing funding to complete construction […]

Patient Numbers and Chronic Diseases Surge at America’s Nonprofit Clinics

Santa Barbara, CA – The increasing pressure on America’s nonprofit community clinics and health centers was documented in a report released today […]

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 […]