Back to life

Hours before going into surgery in Kisumu County Referral Hospital in February 2022, Evaline Akoth spent time with her husband, 16-year-old son, and two young daughters. These nearly became her last memories: Evaline experienced complications after surgery and suffered a cardiac arrest. “I woke up three days later in a different room from the one

Oxygen Therapy for the Critically-Ill

Oxygen treatment, Jhpiego

Medical oxygen is an indispensable element of the Indian health system, vital for treating a wide range of medical conditions and foundational for establishing a respiratory care program. Recognizing its critical importance, the U.S. Agency for International Development-funded Reaching Impact, Saturation, and Epidemic Control (RISE) project embarked on a transformative journey to strengthen Gujarat’s health infrastructure

A New Approach to Reduce Neonatal Deaths:  

  Laili Harkita’s pregnancy was a tough one. When she finally gave birth at 36 weeks, her baby weighed just 1,900 grams, or four pounds. Jhpiego-trained midwives at Alia Hospital, a private maternity facility in South Jakarta, Indonesia, cared for the newborn, following strict infection prevention protocols. The midwives taught Laili to hold the infant