At the new Chunkuri Clinic in Bangladesh, mothers receive pre- and postnatal care in a clean, up-to-date facility, and clinic staff help them plan safer pregnancies through healthy timing and spacing.
The Nobo Jatra program in Bangladesh has helped Fatema and her family thrive through nutrition training, improved sanitation, and a plan for when disaster strikes.
Thandizo’s mother worried her children wouldn’t be able to grow strong because of constant malaria attacks. But with simple interventions from World Vision and the Global Fund, Thandizo’s family is healthier than ever!
Improving the health and well-being of children and families in extreme poverty is a crucial part of ENDING extreme poverty in our lifetime!
In Bangladesh, something as simple as making sure your newborn baby gets enough to eat can be a challenge. But Nobo Jatra, funded by USAID and implemented by World Vision, is partnering with moms to gives babies a more nutritious start.
Our volunteer advocates were busy in March. They asked members of Congress to prioritize children, and their voices were heard!
“Children are now healthier than before. Mothers are healthier, too.” Read how a program funded by U.S. foreign assistance is changing lives in Bangladesh.
This gel, applied to the newborn’s newly cut umbilical cord, only costs 10 cents a tube. But only recently has its ability to fight infection been realized.
USAID and India worked to address maternal and newborn mortality. Their efforts could save up to 4,686 mothers and 58,619 newborns in India every year!
Paramedic Shanta Das works at the clinic and helps pregnant women and new mothers. USAID is supporting the clinic, which will eventually operate on its own.