News on Midwifery

4 Novembre 2016
MIRAGOANE, Haiti – Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti one month ago, destroying homes, hospitals, roads, crops and lives. With health and protection systems ravaged, risks to women and girls have soared. Urgent... Lire plus
16 Septembre 2016
JUBA, South Sudan – Since the July outbreak of in violence in South Sudan, UN-protected camps in the capital have seen a spike in displaced people seeking shelter. The surge has compounded demands at the camps’ already... Lire plus
14 Septembre 2016
UNITED NATIONS, New York – As world leaders gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, they will set out to address some of the greatest catastrophes in a generation: grinding conflicts that have set... Lire plus
31 Août 2016
OHN PIN SU VILLAGE, Myanmar – Monsoon floods are an annual hazard for Phoo Ngun’s family. Although their bamboo home stands on tall stilts, their kitchen is submerged in rainwater. Ms. Phoo Ngun, 31, has set up a... Lire plus
29 Août 2016
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – Zarah Bunu was just a teenager when she was forced to flee her home in north-eastern Nigeria two years ago. The steady drumbeat of fear and violence caused by the Boko Haram insurgency pushed her... Lire plus
26 Août 2016
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Midwife Amoin Soulemane is running late for her appointment. With the consent of her patient, a 48-year-old woman, Ms. Soulemane quickly ushers her guests into the consultation. They will be... Lire plus
29 Juillet 2016
Yangon, Myanmar – Midwife Daw Aye Myint is the first health professional to ever be based in Htamakaut, a remote village in the rural Magway region. She arrived there only 11 months ago. Risks are high for mothers and... Lire plus
26 Juillet 2016
JUBA, South Sudan – Ferocious violence erupted in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, on 7 July, two days before the fifth anniversary of the country’s independence. Hundreds of people were killed or wounded, tens of... Lire plus
13 Juillet 2016
SAVANAKHET PROVINCE, Lao People's Democratic Republic – "The village was full of kids before,” said Agnod, 56, in a remote community in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. Nestled in a forest near the border with Viet... Lire plus
12 Juillet 2016
WEST DARFUR, Sudan – Something was terribly wrong. Zahra Zakaria was eight months pregnant when she went into labour in a tent in Kondabi, a remote village in Sudan’s West Darfur state. It was her sixth childbirth, but... Lire plus


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