Dibyashree Behara wanted to become a nurse so she could help the people in her rural village in eastern Indian. A new online application process for nursing schools in Odisha state supported by Jhpiego has helped make her dream come true.
In Indonesia, the USAID-funded SMSBunda program provides timely health messages via text for pregnant women to help ensure a safe birth. Read how one Indonesian woman averted complications from hypertension.
Dozens of women arrived outside of a tent in Musanze, Rwanda, for the chance to reclaim their lives. Many of the women were suffering with obstetric fistula, a childbirth-related injury that can result in incontinence and stench. Because of this, some had been living in obscurity; som
Tolase Olatinwo, Uduak Fred Okum, Rita Anaba and Gladys Olisaekee
Chinyere Francis loved working on her farm in the rural town of Ikwo in southeast Nigeria. But she worried that neither her earnings nor her husband’s $15 monthly income as a pastor in his local church were enough to take care of their growing family. With the latest addition—their te
Dr. Melkamu Baye Agegenehu, a promising young surgeon at Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital in Bahir Dar, recognized the challenges faced by staff at the busy hospital in the Amhara Region of northern Ethiopia. But when his mother became gravely ill, he quickly learned that a lack of supp