International Work

Sierra Leone Midwife Graduates Equipped to Save the Lives of Mothers and Children

Processional of graduates and students entering the ceremony.

Saturday was an exciting day for the midwifery graduates at the School of Midwifery in Makeni, Sierra Leone, and marked an important […]

Supporting Efforts to Reduce Hypertension in Haiti

A nurse helps a patient seeking treatment for chronic disease. Photo courtesy of FHADIMAC.

With the celebration of World Health Day, honored every April 7, Direct Relief recognizes the work done year-round to promote solutions and […]

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Hillary Mabeya

Dr. Mabeya smiles from his office at Gynocare Fistula Center.

Gynocare Fistula Center—a nongovernmental organization in Western Kenya providing reproductive health services to women—began under the dynamic and dedicated leadership of Dr. Hillary […]

Treating and Controlling Tuberculosis in Pakistan

Bethania Hospital has a modern laboratory.

Direct Relief is strengthening efforts to treat and control tuberculosis (TB) in Pakistan through a partnership with Bethania Hospital, the largest center for TB […]

Improving Childhood Nutrition in Cambodia

Children gather for a meal at Angkor Children's Hospital.

Cambodia has significantly high rates of childhood malnutrition and maternal mortality, the result of years of war and civil unrest. To help […]

Preventing Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Nepal

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Knowing their status is a necessary step for women to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but pregnant women often lack access to […]