Mentoring Makes the Difference

Mentoring Makes the Difference

A midwife mentor uses a newborn-sized doll to demonstrate techniques to two nursing students.

The government of Rwanda has made a priority of expanding access to quality reproductive health services by increasing the competency and confidence of nurses and midwives—those providers who deliver the bulk of health care here to pregnant women, mothers and children.

Delivering Emergency Care with Confidence

Lunch would have to wait.
Midwife Pauline Mukabasinga was just about ready to enjoy her midday meal on Monday, February 6, when a nurse she worked with at Kabarore Health Center called for her assistance. It was urgent.