Maternal and Child Health Work

Hope Through Maternal Health: Togo

Direct Relief Midwife Kits - Hope Through Health

The West African nation of Togo (officially the Togolese Republic) is one of the smallest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. It covers 22,000 […]

Last Mile Health: Midwife Kits Reach Twenty Clinics in Liberia

In the past two months, Last Mile Health delivered twenty-four Midwife Kits to certified midwives working in twenty facilities across Grand Gedeh County, […]

Midwives Globally: Inequalities and Solutions Revealed in Maps

Global Maternal Mortality

Each day, more than 800 women die from pregnancy and childbirth-related complications—90 percent of which are preventable deaths—and 99 percent of which occur […]

CryoPen Advances Cervical Cancer Treatment Program in Haiti

Earlier this month, I traveled to visit the cervical cancer screening program at Klinik Manitane in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Implemented in collaboration with […]

Nepal: Midwives’ Chronic Needs Become Urgent After Earthquakes

Nepal Midwives Attend to Pregnant Woman Credit: Castaneira

Responding to the increased risk facing an estimated 126,000 pregnant women in Nepal after last month’s devastating earthquakes, Direct Relief has committed […]