On International Women's Day we remember the dedicated women we met at Garden City University College who are making women’s health happen.
Every year, 289,000 women die from complications during childbirth. USAID wants to change that.
We met some amazing health workers this year. They work hard every day to keep their communities healthy—and many put their lives on the line to do it.
Complications during childbirth kill thirteen mothers every day in the Philippines. What will it take to change that?
Conditions in Habiba's rural health center were, she says, appalling.
There's no running water and the electricity is spotty, but that doesn't stop this Ugandan midwife from giving moms and newborns all the care she can.
Officially, Jane’s work hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. In reality, she never knows when she will start or finish. She is on call 24/7.
At this convent, hospital, and school in Kamuli District, Uganda, budding midwives live by a motto: “The patient is my profession.”
"I'm a Health Worker": One minute with Monica Watuvamu, a nurse and midwife at Kamuli Mission Hospital in Uganda.
Nigeria needs more midwives, but students often can't afford the tuition it takes to become one.