In Nepal, gender-based violence affects a sizeable percentage of women. Now health workers are building their skills to identify and care for survivors.
New Wrap Protects Low-Birthweight Babies in Nepal
Jhpiego and Laerdal Global Health team up to encourage mothers of low-birthweight babies to practice skin-to-skin contact by offering a new, easy-to-use wrap.
Nepalese Midwife Receives International Award
Jhpiego, a global health nonprofit affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, presented the international Award for Outstanding Contribution to Midwifery to Maiya Manandhar of Nepal in ceremonies Tuesday, June 21, at the International Confederation of Midwives’ 29th Triennial Congress in Durbin, South Africa. Manandhar, a nursing supervisor, senior hospital nursing administrator and skilled birth trainer, was selected