Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Helpline for Healthy Mom and Baby

Kabul, Afghanistan – While visiting the Ahmad Shah Baba District Hospital in Kabul, Shafiqua Sadat met a Jhpiego-trained midwife who connected her to a service that would become beneficial for both her and her soon-to-be born baby girl. Shafiqua, 26 and visibly pregnant, had been keeping her sister-in-law company when midwife Rozina Sahak approached the

Dr. Eva Lathrop Joins Jhpiego as RMNCH Senior Director

BALTIMORE, February 19, 2024 – Dr. Eva Lathrop, a reproductive health expert with more than two decades of experience as an obstetrician-gynecologist, educator and researcher, is the new Senior Director for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, Jhpiego announced today. Dr. Lathrop will lead Jhpiego’s broad portfolio of work in reproductive health; family planning; maternal,

For Midwife Masri, an Unexpected Exam Turns into a Career Calling

Unlike many nurses and midwives, Masri Ndoen’s path to becoming a midwife was anything but expected. Cajoled by her friends to tag along as they took the entry exam for nursing school, Masri decided to take the test herself—and was the only one among her friends to pass it. That paved the way for a