Maternal Newborn and Child Health

How bicycles are improving health care delivery

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WATCH: Our partners from the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania helped us put this short video together to show the impact of providing Community Health […]

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Neonatal training gives babies – and health care professionals – a fighting chance

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Dr. Jennifer Werdenberg, Lead Neonatal and Child Health Technical Advisor and Pediatrician at Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Bizuma trains health care professionals in birth interventions.

In Rwanda, PWRDF and Global Affairs Canada are co-funding medical training to reduce infant mortality rates. At the Rwinkwavu District Hospital, about 90 km east […]

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How improved access to prenatal care is saving lives in Burundi

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A free ride in an ambulance to the Village Health Works clinic helped save Delphine Nikobamye's life.

Delphine Nikobamye lives in Kabwayi colline in Burundi. The communes of Burundi are divided into 2,639 “collines” (the French word for hills). She is 28 […]

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PWRDF receives $500,000 donation from the Diocese of Toronto

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Installing solar suitcases in rural health clinics in Mozambique powers lights and charges electronics, allowing babies to be delivered safely at night. Photo: Zaida Bastos

The Diocese of Toronto is making a $500,000 donation from its Our Faith-Our Hope campaign  to PWRDF to support maternal, newborn and child health in […]

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The Nanganga Clinic

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Dr. Selemane Kazibwe is proud to be part of the health team at the Nanganga clinic.  Photo: Bart Dickinson

The community of Nanganga, Tanzania is home to a small health clinic supported by PWRDF and the Diocese of Masasi, with funding from Global Affairs […]

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Caring for Refugees in Cairo

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For refugees who have had to leave everything behind and flee for their lives from violence or persecution, finding a place of safety, a new […]

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This Mother’s Day, Give the Gift of a Healthy Baby

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Nosakimo and her one-week old baby girl Ayabanga are supported by PWRDF partner The Keiskamma Trust in South Africa. Photo: Zaida Bastos

PWRDF works with partners around the world to help mothers to give birth safely, and to ensure that mothers and their children are healthy and […]

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The Impact of Community Theatre

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Members of the community theatre troupe at Meconta Secondary School in Mozambique. Photo: Richard Librock

Sometimes it takes young people to get through to young people.  Especially when the topic is something they’d rather not talk about with adults, like […]

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Reaching Zero Percent

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New health clinics in Burundi are helping to save the lives of mothers and their babies. Photo: Zaida Bastos

In 2012, the Diocese of Bujumbura in Burundi (a partner with PWRDF and the government of Canada in maternal, newborn and child health work) did […]

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PWRDF and DFATD Begin 5-year $17.7 million Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Program

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Young children in Burundi eating a meal prepared by their mothers, who are part of a nutrition course provided by the Diocese of Bujumbura, a PWRDF partner. Photo: Zaida Bastos

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is pleased to announce a new joint program with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development […]

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