Setsan, Myanmar–Ma Kay Thi Aung will never forget that morning 11 years ago when tragedy struck. Her aunt had endured a long labor, but the baby was not coming. All efforts by the village traditional birth attendant were failing. Her aunt’s condition only worsened. Finally, it was decided to take her to the nearest rural
A midwife in Myanmar provides quality health care to women and families, inspired by the death of her mother in childbirth.
Committed to strengthening maternal and newborn health in the country, the government of Myanmar has engaged a powerhouse of partners to advance the education, training, and practice of health care providers in order to prevent the needless deaths of women and newborns.