By Donna Miranda | The Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)
Batangas City, Philippines—"If I didn’t know that I could use family planning right after giving birth, I would have probably been constantly worried about getting pregnant again,”says Gladys Bulawan, a 20-year-old, first time mother who lives with her sister in this capital city in t
Alwar, India—A Jhpiego-promoted checklist on childbirth helped save the life of Mamta Rajput.
When the 20-year-old mother arrived at Zanana Hospital in Alwar, India, 25 miles from her village home, she had strong labor pains and complained of a pounding headache. Babita Sen, the la
Mandi Bahauddin, Pakistan—For years, Zarina Bibi was at a loss to help the handful of women who came to her every day with unwanted pregnancies. The 50-year-old Senior Nurse Midwife at Tehsil Headquarter Hospital could do little more than sympathize
In partnership with Laerdal Global Health and Medtronic, biomedical student engineers working with Jhpiego and JHU-CBID are currently in Tanzania, Nepal, India and Kenya, learning about global health challenges.
The film, “Family Planning for Health and Happiness,” won a multi-country video contest and premiered at MCHIP’s Postpartum Family Planning Technical Session pre-event at the 2013 Women Deliver Conference in Kuala Lumpur. Indrani Kashya, Jhpiego/MCHIP’s communications off
Less than 24 hours after participating in a Jhpiego-led course on newborn resuscitation supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, nurse Archana Sidram Kale put her newly learned skills into practice and saved the life of a baby boy who wasn’t breathing.
Madhya Pradesh, India (June 2013)—In an effort to ensure pregnant women and new mothers in Madhya Pradesh (MP)receive quality health care in public facilities, Jhpiego prepared nursing and midwifery instructors to hold refresher courses for nurses working in laborand delivery. At the
Maharashtra, India—More than 170 nurses, paramedics and other health providers increased their ability to deliver quality care to pregnant women, mothers and infants, and handle complications at birth during recent clinical skills trainings led by Jhpiego.
Maharashtra, India – More than 170 nurses, paramedics and other health providers increased their ability to deliver quality care to pregnant women, mothers and infants and handle complications at birth during recent clinical skills trainings led by Jhpiego.
By M. Yusron Ahmadi, Hartono Rakiman and Presha Rajbhandari
Rural and remote regions of Indonesia are challenging areas—for both the women who give birth and the health care providers who work there. Many midwives prefer to be assigned to urban locations that offer more modern and better-equipped health facilities. But not Desita. The 29-year-