Jhpiego Wins $100 Million Award to Accelerate Health Care Solutions for Women, Children

Jhpiego Wins $100 Million Award to Accelerate Health Care Solutions for Women, Children

BALTIMORE, January 22, 2020 – Jhpiego, a Johns Hopkins University affiliate and global health nonprofit, has been chosen to lead the US Government’s most recent $100 million program to advance the survival and the health of women, mothers, newborns and children worldwide. MOMENTUM is a suite of awards designed to help countries introduce, deliver, scale up and sustain the use of evidence-based, high-quality maternal, reproductive,

When Policies Empower Women with Choices

Runa consults with midwife Monita

Barlekha Upazila, Bangladesh—Not yet out of her teens, Runa Akhtar became a first-time mother, giving birth to a healthy baby girl at Barlekha Upazila Health Complex in November 2019. After conducting the delivery safely, midwife Monita Singha asked Runa whether she wanted to accept a family planning (FP) method right away. Having graduated from school,

From the Country Director’s Desk

With a slight nip in the air, and Diwali round the corner, it’s that time of the year, when friends and family gather to celebrate the festive season! For us in public health, we know that each day is a joyous celebration when a child is born by choice, not chance; when children and adolescents