Maternal and Child Health Work

106 Women Receive Life-Restoring Fistula Treatment in Western Uganda

More than 100 women living with obstetric fistula – a devastating childbirth injury –  received life-restoring treatment at a two-week long fistula repair camp recently […]

First-Ever Day to End Fistula Brings Attention to Progress, Challenges

Tragic health condition affecting more than 2 million women worldwide “hidden in plain sight”  Santa Barbara, Calif. (May, 23, 2013)—Marking the first–ever International […]

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

 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

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