A Midwife’s Labors Don’t End When the Baby Comes

A Midwife’s Labors Don’t End When the Baby Comes

Midwives in India

Kamalganj, Bangladesh—Tanjina Akhtar is keen to explain that her labor goes beyond the delivery of a baby. Busy as she is bringing new lives safely into the world and happy as it makes her to see mothers smile when she rests healthy newborns skin to skin on their chests, this midwife’s scope of practice extends

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,