September 15, 2021
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While significant progress has been made in recent years in preventing maternal and newborn deaths, the number is still much too high. Each year, over 290,000 women and almost 3 million newborns die and millions more are injured due to complications during pregnancy or childbirth. The vast majority of deaths, 94%, occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), and nearly all these lives might be saved by timely, quality care.
May 18, 2021
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It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of women and girls around the world live with fistula and there are thousands of new cases every year. Fistula is all too common in Africa and Asia, but it is treatable and almost always preventable.
March 7, 2021
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Each year on March 8, people around the world celebrate International Women’s Day. It is an important moment to come... View Article
October 6, 2020
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October 6, 2020 (Washington, DC)—EngenderHealth today announced it will lead a partnership, supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development... View Article
September 30, 2020
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EngenderHealth’s USAID-funded Fistula Care Plus project, with partners Panzi Foundation and Mama, LLC, hosted a webinar to discuss the impact of... View Article
May 27, 2020
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Original post on Fistula Care Plus. Each year on May 23, the global community commemorates the International Day to End... View Article
April 10, 2020
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EngenderHealth hosted a virtual panel on the USAID-funded Fistula Care Plus (FC+) project, with partners Population Council and Viamo, to discuss... View Article
March 4, 2020
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Original article appeared on the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat blog. The United Nations has set a goal to end... View Article
March 29, 2019
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EngenderHealth mourns the loss of Dr. Isaac Achwal, a long-time advocate for women’s health and reproductive rights who passed away earlier this month.
May 22, 2017
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May 23 marks the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula—a day to take action to treat and prevent obstetric fistula. To help raise awareness of obstetric fistula, EngenderHealth has prepared a number of assets. Please share, and together, we can #EndFistula!