Fighting COVID-19 around the world –and now in Baltimore!

We’re helping our hometown and communities around the world prevent, track and respond to the coronavirus to ensure families are healthy and safe.

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Resilient, thriving countries are best prepared to withstand health crises and hardship. Jhpiego is committed to supporting our country partners on their journey to self-reliance.

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Jhpiego Responds to COVID-19

With decades of global experience in infection prevention and control, Jhpiego is committed to ensuring the health and safety of women and families during the outbreak.

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It’s the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife

Nurses and midwives deliver lifesaving care for women like Anesta and their families. And, in communities worldwide, they do so much more. In 2020, celebrate their many roles in bringing health to all.

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Meet Anesta

22-year-old Anesta lives in rural Tanzania. She has a long walk to gather water, and instead of drinking coffee, she harvests it to sell in the market.

Anesta was facing death

When Anesta became pregnant, Phidius—a community health volunteer—encouraged her to deliver at her health facility. As labor started, he drove her on his motorbike to the health center. She began bleeding profusely. Anesta needed a caesarean section.

Enter Wilhelmina

As a young girl, Wilhelmina admired the nurses she saw at the health center and aspired to be one. Today, she’s an accomplished nurse who works nearly 7 days a week and delivers as many as 10 babies in one shift.

Anesta’s life, and baby, were in Wilhelmina’s hands

Anesta’s baby wasn’t moving and she was in life-threatening distress. But Nurse Wilhelmina and the rest of the team skillfully guided Anesta safely through childbirth.

Welcome Baby Oprah!

Thanks to your support, Anesta delivered a healthy baby girl named Oprah.

Because of donors like you, Anesta and Oprah are alive and thriving. Your gifts empower health workers to provide lifesaving care worldwide.

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Our Global Reach

From Afghanistan to Zambia, we save the lives of women like Anesta.

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