Maternal and Child Health Work

Global Fistula Map Cited by U.N. Secretary General

In the midst of Hurricane Sandy activity last week, it was nice to see the Global Fistula Map—published by Direct Relief, the […]

Fistula Repair Surgery Restores Hope for Young Kenyan Woman

Many women with obstetric fistula suffer for years or decades before they are able to access surgical treatment. Fortunately for Beatrice, who […]

Strengthening Maternal Health Care in the Horn of Africa

Many positive changes have been made since last October when Direct Relief  provided a $25,000 grant to Women and Health Alliance International […]

An Innovative Approach to Combating Childhood Pneumonia

When Avi Kenny graduated from Brown University in 2011 he did what most recent Ivy League grads do—he headed straight for rural […]

Supporting Midwives in Somaliland

  Down a bumpy dirt track nearly three hours south of Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, Edna Adan and I crawl our […]

Partner Spotlight: Edna Adan University Hospital, Somaliland

Somaliland is a difficult place to be a woman. Childbirth in particular brings with it serious risks. Lack of access to trained […]