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Nine Reasons We Place Health Workers at the Center of Our Efforts

Maureen Kanyiginya is a young midwife with a gentle and confident presence. Meet her and others through our new video series.

Women and Men Learning the Basics of Emergency Obstetric Care

Three groups of 24 Ethiopian midwives learned basic emergency obstetric care skills, such as inserting catheters and post-abortion care.

A Midwife Crisis

“If we want to stop these women and babies dying, we need to invest in skilled care,” declared Flavia Bustreo, assistant director-general of family and community health at the World Health Organization. Bustreo’s declaration came on the heels of the release of the WHO’s State of the World’s Midwifery 2011: Delivering Health, Saving Lives.

Inaugural 'Health Worker Leadership' Award Honors Kenyan Nurse-Midwife, IntraHealth Senior Leader

In celebration of IntraHealth's 30th anniversary, we've established the Pauline Muhuhu Leadership Award.

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