Asia & Near East

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

On the Front Lines of Primary Health Care 

A day in the life of a nurse and community health officer in Nagaland, India By Krithika Murali, Katherine Seaton, and Kritika Gupta with support from Ojungsangla Longkumer At 9 a.m., the Mopungchuket Health and Wellness Center in Nagaland, India, opens its doors and Nurse and Community Health Officer Rongsenlila Pongen and her dedicated team