Posts Tagged International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Direct Relief Women Raise Funds for 5,400 Safe Births

An estimated 5,400 babies have a better chance at life thanks to the members of Direct Relief Women – a volunteer group […]