Three Births, Three Complications, Three Lives Saved

Three Births, Three Complications, Three Lives Saved

Woman kissing a baby.

Jakarta, Indonesia—Restiani was just 28 weeks pregnant when she went into labor. Her husband, Martudilah, drove her by motorbike on the 30-minute journey to their public hospital where she gave birth to a premature, underweight boy, Edgar. Hamriani was much further along—38 weeks. She awoke one night with a throbbing headache and realized she was

Jhpiego Leads New Program in Indonesia to Reduce Maternal Deaths by 25 percent

Mother holding baby.

Jakarta, Indonesia—Jhpiego and partner organizations recently launched the Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival (EMAS) program to help strengthen health services and reduce maternal deaths in the populous Southeast Asian country. The five-year, $55 million program, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, is aimed at assisting the Indonesian Government with meeting its Millennium Development