SMSBunda: A Texting Service That Saves Lives

SMSBunda: A Texting Service That Saves Lives

In Indonesia, the USAID-funded SMSBunda program provides timely health messages via text for pregnant women to help ensure a safe birth. Read how one Indonesian woman averted complications from hypertension.

Doctor Is the Face of a State’s Commitment to Family Planning

A known face at Allahabad’s busy District Women’s Hospital—a hospital that caters to about 400 clients per day and 350 births per month—is that of the hospital gynecologist, Dr. Sharmeen Ahmed. She is also a state-level master trainer for postpartum IUCD (PPICUD) services and has trained hundreds of providers from her state of Uttar Pradesh