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Improving Maternal and Newborn Health Service Delivery

Myanmar midwife training
Midwifery instructor Tin Ma Ma Nyein (left) watches as students at the Pyay Nursing and Midwifery Training School role play a birth in a refurbished clinical skills lab.

Yangon, Myanmar—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. The General Electric (GE) Foundation, Merck for Mothers, The Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG) and the U.S. Agency for International Development’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP), led by Jhpiego, are working side by side with leaders in maternal and newborn health in Myanmar to deploy innovative strategies and affirm best practices for a revitalized focus on maternal and newborn health. Read more.

Jhpiego believes that when women are healthy, families and communities are strong. We won’t rest until all women and their families—no matter where they live—can access the health care they need to pursue happy and productive lives.

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