Get in the Group — Early, Easily, Often

Get in the Group — Early, Easily, Often

Woman in India receiving prenatal instructions.

Rajasthan, India — Hira Devi married early last year and was expecting her first child a short while later. A 19-year-old living in a rural village tucked away in the mountains of India’s Aravali Range, Hira was focused on farming, family and her household chores. One thing she wasn’t focused on? Antenatal care. “There is so

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,