Maternal and Child Health Work

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 […]

Sakena Yacoobi Earns Champion for Women’s Health Award

Direct Relief presented Sakena Yacoobi, founder and executive director of the Afghan Institute of Learning, with the 2014 Champion for Women’s Health Award […]

Helping Children with Cancer, One Child at a Time

Following his first cycle of chemotherapy for Burkitt’s lymphoma,  young Joseph’s* improved health is already visible. Joseph is able to receive care […]