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

From the Country Director’s Desk

With a slight nip in the air, and Diwali round the corner, it’s that time of the year, when friends and family gather to celebrate the festive season! For us in public health, we know that each day is a joyous celebration when a child is born by choice, not chance; when children and adolescents

From Screening to Cleaning: This Nurse Leads by Example

Ranita and patient

Early on Monday morning, the 30-year-old nurse in charge of the health and wellness center in Awang Wabagai scans the facility, checking to be sure everything is clean and ready for the clients who will soon arrive. “I never expected myself to be a team leader of community health workers at a health center,” Maibam