In Memory of Maryam

In Memory of Maryam

Massoma Jafari—former midwifery advisor for Jhpiego and ex-vice president of the Afghan Midwives Association—reflects on the May 12 attack on the hospital where she trained and its impact on the health and safety of women and babies. Honestly, after nearly a week, it is still difficult to stop my tears when I think about the

A Pandemic Won’t Stop Midwife Muzhda Rasooli

Injil, Afghanistan – A 35-year-old pregnant woman arrived at the town health center in northwestern Afghanistan in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Midwife Muzhda Rasooli was ready for her. Suited up in protective gear from head to toe, Rasooli guided the woman through labor on that April day and helped her to give birth

Our focus during COVID-19

JHU Hosts a Real-Time Map of COVID-19’s Global Spread: For real-time, accurate information on global cases of COVID-19, including deaths and individuals recovered in affected countries, see the interactive map hosted by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering. JHU Hosts a Real-Time Map of COVID-19’s Global Spread For real-time, accurate information