Posts Tagged Africa

Restoring Health to Women with Obstetric Fistula

Women with Obstetric Fistula

Aberdeen Women’s Center, Freetown, April 21  We hope that Act Three never arrives. We work hard in Acts One and Two – […]

Improving Maternal Healthcare in Sierra Leone

Improving Maternal Healthcare in Sierra Leone

By Lindsey Pollaczek, Program Officer Sierra Leone has one of the highest reported maternal death rates in the world. In 2005, the […]

United in Prevention

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Today is the final day of the International Society of Obstetric Fistula Surgeons (ISOFS) meeting in Dakar, Senegal. It has been an […]

A Hope for Safe Delivery

Hope for Safe Delivery Nurse

For the last two and a half years Direct Relief has been supporting Maridi County Hospital through its partnership with AMREF in […]

Better Health for Southern Sudan

Better Health for Southern Sudan

Dr. Mike Marks and I just returned from visiting AMREF and the National Health Training institute (NHTI) in Southern Sudan. NHTI was established […]

Uganda Terrorist Bombings: Direct Relief Responds

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Santa Barbara, CA, July 13, 2010—In response to the July 11 terrorist bombings in Kampala, Direct Relief International today authorized an immediate […]