Statement from Dr. Leslie Mancuso, Jhpiego President and CEO

Statement from Dr. Leslie Mancuso, Jhpiego President and CEO

September 23, 2021 President Biden’s commitment to release an additional 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to low- and lower-middle income countries is very welcome news. At Jhpiego, we know that no one is safe until we are all safe, and that a pandemic—global by definition—requires a global response. This week’s pledge is an important step

Sunita’s Story

This young mother’s chance meeting with a champion midwife made all the difference. By Tajrian Chowdhury  Sunita Rikiyasun, a mother of two, has lived her entire life in Bangladesh’s tea gardens. Married at 14, Sunita gave birth to her first baby at home two years later, assisted by a traditional birth attendant who had no formal

MOMENTUM Announces Youth Health Project in India

Recognizing the potential of the world’s 1.8 billion young people to contribute to achieving global health goals, the US Agency for International Development’s MOMENTUM Country and Global Leadership, led by Jhpiego, is announcing a new initiative to engage the adolescents and youth of India, the world’s largest youth population, in decisions about their reproductive health