Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

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The Right Services, at the Right Time, in the Right Ways Around the world, women and their babies are dying from preventable complications before, during and after childbirth. This is tragic because many of these complications can be treated with simple and affordable solutions. We work to increase the number of women who have access

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Safe Surgery

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Revolutionizing Surgery for Billions A lack of surgical care kills more people each year than HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Around the world, 5 billion people don’t have access to safe and affordable surgical care, which causes nearly 17 million deaths each year. Not surprisingly, most of these people live in low- and middle-income countries,

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Malaria Prevention & Treatment

What is Malaria? Malaria is a deadly disease transmitted to people by mosquitoes. Malaria was eliminated in the U.S. in 1951, but it remains one of the most serious global health problems. Pregnant women and children are most at risk of dying from malaria, but the disease is both preventable and treatable. In 2017, Jhpiego-supported programs provided 4.9

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