Archive for the ‘Bihar’ Category

International Day of the Midwife 2016 – Insights from Bihar

May 05, 2016 Susan Glenn Bihar , Blog

Each year, the 5th of May is dedicated to midwives around the world. Midwives that birth thousands of babies, take care of mothers, and save lives.  On this day, we celebrate successes in maternal and child health worldwide. Successes that couldn’t be possible without midwives.  We also use this day as a reminder that all […]

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Reflections from Bihar-Dr. Mehta

November 17, 2015 kimberly Bihar , Blog

219 out of 100,000. The number would not stop running through my head as I began my 17-hour journey to Patna, Bihar from New York City. The statistics were staggering. As I travelled from one of the largest metropolitan cities in the world to one of the poorest, resource-limited states in India, I found myself […]

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Reflections on PRONTO Training in Bihar

February 07, 2015 Jason Sterne Bihar , Blog

Over the past 10 days, I’ve heard some heartbreaking stories from doctors and midwives in Bihar that provide a glimpse into just how dire the situation is here. One of the midwives told us about a time when she had just delivered a baby who required resuscitation for birth asphyxia. After a successful resuscitation, the […]

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