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Why do mothers die? A Rotarian’s mission to reduce maternal mortality

By PDG Dr. Himansu Basu, MD, PhD, RI Technical Coordinator on Maternal and Child Health 2013-16

My world stopped when I was 15 – my mother died after her seventh childbirth (I was the eldest). 708 more words

Service

TotoHealth Saving Lives

When mother walked out of Pumwani Maternity Hospital on the evening of June 15, 1988, she must have been elated by my weight on her hands, that nine months of an enormous task of carrying me in her womb had finally ended. 850 more words

Kenya

Improving maternal health on a global scale, 5 March 2015

Improving maternal health on a global scale: A historic perspective on the work of WHO and partners

Date: Thursday 5 March 2015
Time: 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm… 73 more words

In Britain

Women Inspire: Nozema Pul

This post is the second in a series of interviews from women and girls at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in Georgetown, Guyana.

I’m here in Georgetown, Guyana to conduct interviews with inspiring women and girls and to listen to their stories. 535 more words

Health

The Baby Catchers, Las Parteras, Doulas, Midwives... "Aminata Diallos" of the Americas

#BlackHistoryIsGlobal

Today’s La Vida En Black History Month features the Baby Catchers, Las Parteras, the doulas, the midwives.   These women keep our people alive… they do the work of nurturing our women through the single most important event of their lives: dando luz a un ser humano or bringing to light another human being. 495 more words

Education

American Families Need YOU!

Can you help us with a Safe Spot? 

Anybody can do it!   It’s not that complicated, but it really is a matter of life and death. 176 more words

News from Haiti

Just in case you are not following the team on Facebook or Twitter, we did not want you to miss out on what is going on with them in Haiti. 145 more words

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