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Archive for the ‘Field Reports’ Category

PRONTO featured on Jacaranda Health’s Blog

October 18, 2016 Jessica Dyer Blog , Field Reports

Check out a new blog post on Jacaranda Health’s blog! PRONTO and JH partnered to integrate PRONTO’s simulation and team training approach into a Nurse Champion Program at public health facilities in Kenya. Nurse Champions are leading weekly PRONTO simulation scenarios between September and December 2016 at their respective facilities with support from Jacaranda Health staff. Simulation […]

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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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Learn more about PRONTO’s work in Kenya through Alexina’s Story

Helping to deliver healthy pregnancies and babies in Kenya   Excerpt and photo from the Micronutrient Initiative News: micronutrient.org, November 3rd, 2015   Alexina is a 22 year old pregnant woman from the Bumanyi village in Kakamega, a county in Kenya with some of the worst maternal and newborn health indicators. For Alexina and many women like […]

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Reflections on PRONTO Training in Bihar

February 07, 2015 Executive Director 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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Field Report: Jessica Cowan shares her thoughts from her time in Mexico with PRONTO

March 13, 2013 kimberly Blog , Field Reports

Jessica Cowan is currently completing her residency in family medicine and obstetrics at Swedish Hospital, Cherry Hill; she sees prenatal patients in a Seattle community health center and cares for laboring women at Swedish Hospital and Group Health. She attended Harvard Medical School and earned her MPH from Johns Hopkins University. She is one of […]

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Field Report: Nancy Douglas on becoming a new PRONTO Trainer in Kenya

March 01, 2013 kimberly Blog , Field Reports

Nancy Douglas, one of PRONTO’s newest volunteer Trainers, recently returned from Kenya and shares her insights and experiences leading PRONTO trainings for the first time with us on the blog: This was my first trip with PRONTO and I can already say I definitely hope it is not my last. The more I learn about […]

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