For many women with obstetric fistula, marital and social status—and quality of life—hang on the fate of an operation.
We don’t hear much about fistula here in North Carolina. But many women across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia know it all too well.
Each year, 2,000 Malian women are at risk of developing obstetric fistulas. Stronger health systems and holistic care can change this.
Midwives and nurses bring compassion to L’Hôpital Sainte-Thérèse.
Midwifery students can learn great clinical skills. Attitude is harder.
Midwives could deliver 87% of the world’s sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services. But a global shortage is holding us back.
In the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, maternal and child health challenges persist. Midwives can help Haiti meet those challenges.
Stronger global health systems mean better health care for women, and stronger, healthier families everywhere.
Nurses in these rural Indian facilities are more confident now, and it shows.
When it comes to talking to clients about vaccinations, clear communication is essential for health workers. And so is training.