Maternal and Child Health Work

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

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

The Inconvenient Truth Facing Millions Who Suffer From Obstetric Fistula

More Care Reported Worldwide for Women Suffering with “The Backyard Disease,” but Problem Outpaces Efforts to Address Santa Barbara, Calif. (April, 15, […]

Physician Spotlight: Dr. Hillary Mabeya

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 […]

Improving Childhood Nutrition in Cambodia

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

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

Supporting High-Quality Maternity Care in Northern Haiti

Through the help of grants provided by Direct Relief  to support the work of Haiti Hospital Appeal, the lives of thousands of […]