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I Am a Midwife and These Are Our Stories

In working with midwives around the world, Tembi Mugore dispenses more than just clinical advice.

Maternity Ward Observations: Midwifery Care in a Haitian Hospital

Midwives and nurses bring compassion to L’Hôpital Sainte-Thérèse.

Midwives Are More than Midwifery

Midwives could deliver 87% of the world’s sexual, reproductive, maternal, and newborn health services. But a global shortage is holding us back.

Midwives Matter for Haiti's Moms

In the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, maternal and child health challenges persist. Midwives can help Haiti meet those challenges.

What’s So Rosy about Garden City?

On International Women's Day we remember the dedicated women we met at Garden City University College who are making women’s health happen.

USAID Tackles Respectful Maternity Care, Better Working Conditions for Midwives

Every year, 289,000 women die from complications during childbirth. USAID wants to change that.

10 Health Workers Who Inspired Us in 2014

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.

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