Health

Breastfeeding training in Rwanda supports vulnerable babies

Africa Stories, Featured, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, Rwanda, Women Stories
Denise (right), mother of the twins, sits with her mother and supporter, Vestine.

Preemie twins Brian and Theoneste were admitted to the neonatal unit at Rinkwavu Hospital in Rwanda. Their 21-year-old mother Denise arrived from Mukarange village in […]

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Diocese of Masasi impresses Canadian government

Africa Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Maternal Newborn and Child Health, Newborn and Child Health, PWRDF News Release, Tanzania Stories
“With medical equipment and drugs from AMCC, the number of pregnant mothers delivered here has increased tremendously,” says Frida Mollel, Registered Nurse at Mtina Health Center in Muungano Village. She notes AMCC education sessions have led to an increase in the number of pregnant women and children under five accessing care and the health centre is bursting, “but reduction of maternal death is now visible.”

For 20 years The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund has partnered with the Diocese of Masasi in Tanzania on several projects. The most recent […]

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Needs continue at Gaza hospital

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Health, Middle East Stories, PWRDF News Release, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Uncategorized
Diocese of Jerusalem photo

On May 22 PWRDF issued an appeal to support the al-Ahli Arab hospital in Gaza, which has been overwhelmed by providing medical care to people […]

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Realizing women’s full potential in Uganda

Africa Stories, Featured, Financial Development Stories, Food Security Stories, Health, Maternal, Microcredit, Stories by Region, Uganda, Women Stories
Odeta will be harvesting this rice in June 2018.

Odeta is a 23-year-old mother of two living in the Kyankwanzi District of Uganda. She was forced to drop out of school because she was […]

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PWRDF responds to Gaza Crisis

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A nurse tends to a young patient at the Al Ahli Arab Hospital, Gaza. Photo: ACT Alliance

The Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City has sent an urgent call for help as the death toll in Gaza continues to rise. On […]

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How a gift to Cuban communities opened many trails

Cuba Stories, Featured, Food Security Stories, Health, Inclusion Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Stories by Region, Uncategorized
The hard-working tractor is a multi-tasker!

This is the story of the little tractor that could. In 2008 the Cuban government opened a window of opportunity for citizens to acquire assets. […]

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‘It’s what we do’: Cuban churches ideal development partners

Cuba Stories, Featured, Field Blog, Food Security Stories, Health, Inclusion Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Uncategorized, Water Stories
The Episcopal Church of the Resurrección in Luyanó, Cuba has been reinvigorated to serve the community, or reborn as its sign says.

Odette Naranja said it best. “We have so many programs in the church to reach out to the community, to let them know we are […]

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Partners in Health revolutionizes healthcare in Rwanda

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Social worker Isabelle visits mother of four Saidate to provide nutritional counselling.

with files from Partners in Health Nyota Pascaline is a nurse at Nyarubuye Health Center in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. She recently received training […]

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Livelihoods return to those affected by Nepal floods

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PWRDF has contributed 20,000 Euros ($27,318 Cdn) to help with the response to the devastating floods that ravished the Morang district of Nepal in August […]

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