Maternal and Child Health Work

Direct Relief Women Raises Funds for 4,000 Safe Births at Annual Mother’s Day Event

Members of Direct Relief Women smile together at the event.

Direct Relief Women – a group that supports Direct Relief’s programs targeting maternal and child health – raised more than $100,000 at […]

Inspiring Moms of May: Afghan Mom Becomes a Neonatal Nurse

Mursal smiles with her daughter. Photo courtesy of American Medical Overseas Relief.

 At Direct Relief, May is for moms. Throughout the month, we will regularly honor mothers around the world who inspire us. Today’s […]

Inspiring Moms of May: Pakistani Mom Travels 12 Hours For A Safe Birth

Wasila smiles with her baby. Photo courtesy of Murshid Hospital and Health Care Center.

At Direct Relief, May is for moms. Throughout the month, we will regularly honor mothers around the world who inspire us. Today’s […]

Inspiring Moms of May: Cambodian Mom Fights Malnutrition

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At Direct Relief, May is for moms. Throughout the month, we will regularly honor mothers around the world who inspire us. Today’s […]

Honor a Mom in Your Life: Give a Safe Birth This Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day begins with a safe birth. But every two minutes a woman dies from complications during pregnancy or childbirth – taking […]

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 […]