“When fighting breaks out, it is the pregnant women and children who suffer the most.” This is what Angelina tells me, a mother who had come for a prenatal visit to one of our CARE health facilities. She continues: “We pray to God to have peace.
Congressional Staffers Visit Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire with CARE to See Lifesaving Health Programs
A delegation of Congressional staffers travels with CARE to see how U.S. investments are paying off with better health outcomes for women and their families.
Imagine being pregnant but having to choose between eating enough food and drinking enough water. For the last month this has been the reality for Vann, 24, a young woman from Koh Kong in Cambodia.
CARE emphasizes the importance of engaging women and girls in the planning and delivery of crisis assistance
Every time I look at my 2-month-old, I remember that horrifying night. I shiver in fear as to what could have happened to me and my baby if Anila had not brought us to the primary health center on time.
A week ago, all alone and in labor, Mariam, 37, rushed herself to the hospital to give birth to her tiny daughter, Aya. With her relatives and husband in Syria, Mariam has had few people to rely upon for helping cover expensive medical services or running household errands.
One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit.
Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.
Bihar, a state in eastern India, has some of the country’s highest rates of maternal, neonatal and infant mortality. Extreme poverty, gender and social inequality, low literacy rates and early marriage further compound Bihar’s reproductive health crisis.