NEWS

Preterm Birth Initiative featured in Ugandan Newspaper

August 29, 2018 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

Check out an article about the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) on New Vision’s webpage! Funded by the Gates Foundation, the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi) is aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from preterm birth in East Africa. For this project, PRONTO developed a facility-based simulation and team-training mentoring curriculum that focuses on identifying, triaging, and managing preterm labour and […]

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PRONTO featured on Makerere University Website

Check out an article featuring PRONTO’s simulation training on Makerere University’s webpage! University of California San Francisco, Makerere University School of Public Health, and PRONTO partnered to implement the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi), a project funded by the Gates Foundation aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from preterm birth in East Africa. For this project, PRONTO developed a facility-based simulation […]

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PRONTO Welcomes Regional Director for East Africa

PRONTO International is pleased to welcome our longtime colleague and PRONTO Master Trainer, Dr. Minnie Kibore, to the team as the Regional Director for East Africa. Dr. Kibore is a pediatrician and public health specialist with over 12 years’ experience working in pediatric health care and maternal neonatal and child health research and programs. She received her […]

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PRONTO Welcomes New Executive Director

October 06, 2017 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

  PRONTO International’s Board of Directors are pleased to welcome Heidi Breeze-Harris as our new Executive Director. With 20 years of leadership in the non-profit sector, Heidi has a proven track record of successfully growing organizations and programs. Her extensive program management experience includes planning, implementation, and monitoring of health and community development programs in developing countries and the United […]

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PRONTO featured on Makerere University Website

September 19, 2017 Susan Glenn Uncategorized

Check out an article featuring PRONTO’s simulation training on Makerere University’s webpage! University of California San Francisco, Makerere University School of Public Health, and PRONTO partnered to implement the Preterm Birth Initiative (PTBi), a project funded by the Gates Foundation aimed at reducing morbidity and mortality from preterm birth in East Africa. For this project, PRONTO developed a […]

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International Day of the Midwife 2017 — Insights from Kenya

Every year, the 5th of May is designated as the International Day of the Midwife, recognizing the importance of midwifery around the world. This year’s theme for International Day of the Midwife is, “Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!” At PRONTO, we are proud to partner with midwives around the world to improve quality of […]

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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 Executive Director 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 Executive Director 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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