Preventing maternal death worldwide

Preventing maternal death worldwide

(This story first appeared in 2010). As a young doctor in Kenya, Harshad Sanghvi saw woman after woman arrive at the district hospital bleeding profusely after giving birth at home. Many lived in far-off villages where the local health clinic was little more than a one-room hut. Families would do what they could to get

Nepal Tackles Gender-Based Violence Amplified by Pandemic

Having just completed an autopsy on a 12-year-old who died by suicide—his team’s third case in the past two weeks of girls and young women who took their own lives—physician Sandeep Okheda is upset. It’s abundantly clear to the medical superintendent at Bajhang District Hospital that there is a serious problem in rural Sudurpashchim Pradesh

Our focus during COVID-19

Early lessons from the Baltimore Health Corps The Baltimore Health Corps, Jhpiego’s first ever US-based COVID-19 prevention project, has achieved its initial goal of establishing a network of contact tracers to identify coronavirus cases, help prevent the spread of the disease and link those affected to services, a new analysis shows. Jhpiego is a key