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Foreign Nurse Feature: A South African Nurse

I developed  wanderlust at a young age, but didn’t start nurturing it until I was older and able.  The most amazing part of my journey has been meeting so many fascinating people from every corner of the globe.   977 more words


Midwives Inspire In All Corners of the World

The Nordic Midwifery Congress took place earlier in May, where hundreds of midwives and other researchers have presented their latest scientific findings on everything from health during pregnancy, childbirth procedures, sexual and reproductive health and rights, domestic violence, and more. 459 more words


Drawing Out Obstetric Fistula

Post Written By: Abbey Kocan, Executive Director 

The first time I met a woman who was recovering from obstetric fistula surgery, I was faced with a reality I had been sheltered from for far too long. 662 more words


Men: How they matter (in maternal and child health)

Dear Readers,

This week (15th May), we celebrated the International Day of Families. This day is about celebrating families and recognizing that family as a unit plays an important role in healthcare.   950 more words


‘I checked in to deliver, but checked out empty handed'. Here is Mama Amara’s story of loss.

A story of a loss of a child or a mother during or shortly after birth always sinks my heart and breaks it into a thousand and one pieces. 1,674 more words

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My Rainbow baby, my little piece of heaven, my perfect piece of art from God Himself is finally one today!!!! Why should I keep calm? Why shouldn’t I raise my voice and sing a joyful and thank you song to God the giver of ALL good things Jabali included?? 576 more words

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Girls and Women between 15 and 49 years to receive FREE Tetanus Vaccine from 16th to 22nd May!

From Monday 16th to Tuesday 24th May 2016, the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, WHO and other partners will conduct a nationwide campaign on Measles and Rubella and a Tetanus campaign in selected counties. 717 more words

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