Mozambique Prepares for COVID-19

Mozambique Prepares for COVID-19

Following best practices for infection prevention and control is essential for health care providers on the frontlines of preventing the spread of COVID-19. When the government confirmed the first COVID-19 cases in Mozambique on March 22, Jhpiego joined Ministry of Health efforts to ensure that nurses, midwives, and physicians have the knowledge and skills necessary

A Malaria-free Future for Newborns

In a quiet room at Mukono Health Centre IV in Uganda, Charity Kamahoro dozes peacefully, having just given birth to her first baby, a healthy girl named Justin, who is malaria-free because her mother took precautions and adhered to treatment during pregnancy. When Nursing Officer Norah Nakimuli covers her with a kanga and asks how

A Rapid Sense of Calm

These days, when Jenifer Adjei arrives at Oda Hospital, she marvels at the relative peace and quiet that greets her when she walks through the door midday to begin her 12-hour shift as midwife-in-charge.  The number of pregnant women on her labor ward hasn’t decreased; this afternoon she counts 51, a dozen of whom are