Maternal and Child Health Work

Honor A Mom by Giving A Safe Birth This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day begins with a safe birth. But the first day of life is the most dangerous for mothers and their newborns. […]

Fighting Childhood Malnutrition in Cambodia

At nine months old, Sokhem* (pictured right) was admitted to Angkor Hospital for Children (AHC), a longtime Direct Relief partner located in Siem […]

Partner Spotlight: Making Births Safe in Northern Haiti

Direct Relief is working with its partners, Haiti Hospital Appeal and Konbit Sante, to reduce the maternal and infant mortality rates in northern Haiti through […]

Providing Support, Insights to Women With Breast Cancer

Hollye Jacobs was a healthy 39-year-old mother and health care professional with no family history of breast cancer when her diagnosis shattered […]

Dignity Kits Comfort Kenyan Women Awaiting Fistula Repair

Noreen (pictured center), a 27-year-old woman from western Kenya, developed obstetric fistula after giving birth to her second child two years ago. […]

Kenyan Fistula Survivor Regains Hope After Suffering 35 Years

One of Direct Relief’s GSK PULSE volunteers, Jane Lehnhoff,  is based at our partner organization OGRA Foundation in Kisumu, Kenya where she is supporting […]