Jhpiego began working in Madagascar in 2003, addressing the problem of malaria in pregnancy. With funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Jhpiego/ACCESS assisted the Ministry of Health and Family Planning to update and implement a new national malaria polic
To access the nearest basic health center, villagers in Ambatoharanana, a remote community in northeastern Madagascar, must walk more than six miles to Beforona—over terrain that is too difficult to traverse by car. To reach the nearest regional referral hospital in Moramanga, they mu
Antananarivo, Madagascar — During a prenatal checkup late in her pregnancy, Holandrie Raharifara was dismayed to learn she had high blood pressure, a sign she may be at risk for a potentially life-threatening condition known as pre-eclampsia.
Itaosy, Madagascar – Odile Razafinganahary had just given birth to twin boys when Midwife Agnes Haingo noticed that she was bleeding heavily. When two cotton cloths quickly became soaked with blood, the hospital midwife knew she had to act immediately.