WE ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Urbanization, inequality and discrimination are creating unique health challenges for mothers and babies living in poverty. In urban areas, slums are home to many of the world’s poor forcing families to live in overcrowded inadequate housing with poor sanitation and a lack of access to basic services. By supporting the work of local partners like NGOs, small community and faith-based groups, and partnering with private-sector innovators we are improving access to quality maternal health services and ensuring respectful care.
Tanzania continues to have one of the highest maternal mortality rates in Africa and the world, with women facing a 1-in-45 chances of dying from pregnancy or childbirth complications, compared to 1 in 10,000 in high-income countries....read more
Nicaragua has one of the highest adolescent fertility rates in the world. The consequences of adolescent childbearing include higher risks of pregnancy complications and maternal mortality (adolescent girls are up to five times more...read more
MAR launched one of its very first maternal health projects in Yantalo, a small rural village in San Martin province, in northern Peru. The people who live in this part of the upper Amazon rainforest are extremely poor. In fact, over...read more
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