Our focus during COVID-19

Our focus during COVID-19

JHU Hosts a Real-Time Map of COVID-19’s Global Spread: For real-time, accurate information on global cases of COVID-19, including deaths and individuals recovered in affected countries, see the interactive map hosted by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering. JHPIEGO’S LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES Tracking a Deadly Virus6.13.20 A Practical Guide for Service

Gender Parity = Better Health

In Mozambique, an adolescent searches for a way out of the isolation of young pregnancy. In Guinea, a mother, abandoned by her family, looks to her community for help. In Nepal, a woman subjected to brutal beatings by her husband seeks relief through the support of a trained community health volunteer. Gender inequality can put

Malaria in Pregnancy

Why are pregnant women at risk of malaria? Pregnancy reduces a woman’s immunity to malaria, which makes her more susceptible to malaria infection and increases her risk of illness. In pregnant women, malaria can lead to severe anemia, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), stillbirth, premature delivery, delivery of low-birthweight babies, and death. Women in their first pregnancy