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PRONTO Training Featured on University of Utah Website

January 04, 2017 Susan Glenn Blog , In The News

PRONTO partnered with the University of Utah’s College of Nursing to bring 10 Tanzanian nurses to participate in simulation facilitation training from June 14 to June 19, 2015 in Utah. Susanna Cohen, co-founder of PRONTO International, and associate professor in the University of Utah’s College of Nursing explains, “We started out with the nurses experiencing a […]

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PRONTO’s Founder Dilys Walker on Family Planning

December 13, 2016 Jason Sterne Blog , In The News

PRONTO International’s co-founder who is an Obstetrician Gynecologist and Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive at the University of California San Francisco, was published on ‘Big Think’ an education media website. Read what Dilys had to say here.  

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PRONTO’s Founder Dilys Walker on Girls Education

December 13, 2016 Jason Sterne In The News , News

PRONTO International’s co-founder who is an Obstetrician Gynecologist and Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Bixby Center for Global Reproductive at the University of California San Francisco, was published on ‘Big Think’ an education media website. Read what Dilys has had to say here.    

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PRONTO’s PartoPants™ featured in El Pais article

December 07, 2016 Susan Glenn Blog , Conferences

PRONTO’s PartoPants™, a low-cost birthing simulator, were featured in an article, “Three Innovations that Can Save the Lives of Pregnant Mothers and their Babies,” by the Spanish newspaper El Pais. The article was published before the Demand Solutions: Ideas for Improving Lives conference held November 15-16 in Buenos Aires. Dr. Dilys Walker, PRONTO’s co-founder and board president, presented at the conference. The translated […]

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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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PRONTO Featured in Women Deliver’s Solutions Panorama

September 22, 2016 Jason Sterne Blog , Conferences

PRONTO International attended the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen in May 2016. Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests to drive progress and investment in the health, rights and wellbeing of girls and women. The first Women Deliver conference was in 2007, and the organization took their commitment one step further in 2016 by shaping […]

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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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Saving Lives at Birth in Guatemala – A Global Health Frontiers Series Segment Featuring PRONTO

April 13, 2016 Susan Glenn Blog , In The News

PRONTO is excited and honored to have its work in Guatemala featured on the Global Health Frontiers Series. In 2012 PRONTO was awarded a Saving Lives at Birth grant to implement a quality of care improvement initiative in a region of Guatemala known as the “Corridor of Death.” This region has the worst statistics for […]

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

January 21, 2016 Jason Sterne Blog , Field Reports

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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PRONTO International’s work in Kenya featured in Seattle Times!

April 27, 2015 kimberly Blog , In The News

PRONTO International is honored to have had our work in Kenya featured in the Seattle Times, written by Paul Nevin, on April 24: Seattle group’s training program saves lives of moms and babies in Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya — “How is my baby? I can’t hear him crying,” the mother pleads with the midwife as the […]

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