Addressing a Short Supply of Oxygen is a Long-Term Gain

Addressing a Short Supply of Oxygen is a Long-Term Gain

Oxygen treatment, Jhpiego

Cape Coast, Ghana –– Medical oxygen has never been easy to come by in Ghana. In early 2020, the country was experiencing a shortage of oxygen supplies. Oxygen canisters were hard to find and expensive when they could be found at all. And then COVID-19 arrived, expanding the number of people who were experiencing respiratory

Women are at the Center of Respectful Maternity Care  

Sierra Leone, Jhpiego

I want to take you on a journey. It begins in the busiest maternity hospital in Delhi more than 30 years ago, when as a young doctor, I was horrified at what I saw. It ends in the present day, in a small health center in Sierra Leone, where I watched midwives deliver respectful, quality

Fathers learn to be better parents and partners

Fathers are going back to school in the Western Highlands of Guatemala to learn to be better parents and partners. Among the students is Mario Méndez Pérez, 46. He and his wife María Carmelo, 42, live in Bulej village, 25 kilometers from the municipal capital of San Mateo Ixtatán, in Huehuetenango department. The program, which