UNICEF was created with a distinct purpose in mind: to work with others to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child’s path. UNICEF advocates for measures to give children the best start in life, because proper care at the youngest age forms the strongest foundation for a person’s future. … Continue reading “UNICEF”
John Snow, Inc. (JSI)’s mission is to improve the health of under-served people and communities and to provide a place where people of passion and commitment can pursue this cause. For over 35 years, Boston-based JSI and their affiliates have provided high-quality technical and managerial assistance to public health programs worldwide. JSI has implemented projects … Continue reading “John Snow, Inc. (JSI)”
Marie Stopes International (MSI) exists to bring quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. MSI has been delivering family planning, safe abortion and maternal health services for over 35 years. MSI’s mission is to give people a choice: the choice of when and whether to have children, the … Continue reading “Marie Stopes International (MSI)”
Global Outreach Developments International (GOD International) recognizes the need to be appropriately equipped to meet the challenges faced by the poor and marginalized. GOD International does this by developing capacity within its members to act as agents of education, advocacy and empowerment.
The only national professional association that represents all credentials available to midwives in the U.S., Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA) originally worked throughout Mexico and Canada. MANA also holds the only place of birth database in North America and does numerous studies on the safety of home and birth-center birth with skilled community-based midwives.
Every minute of every day, women who do not have access to safe abortion care take great risks to end unintended pregnancies. Many lose their lives. Others suffer serious, often permanent injuries. Ipas is dedicated to saving women’s lives by preventing unsafe abortion and increasing access to contraception. Working with local partners around the world, … Continue reading “Ipas”
Around the world, Save the Children: Provides lifesaving supplies and emotional support for children caught up in disasters like floods, famine and wars Campaigns for long-term change to improve children’s lives Improves children’s access to the food and healthcare they need to thrive Secures a good quality education for the children who need it most … Continue reading “Save the Children”
Nueve Lunas believes that the process of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum are transcendent, natural and physiological events in the life of women and men. Its proposals are based on the recognition and implementation of sexual and reproductive rights of women and men.
The Center for Global Health and Development (CGHD)’s work is driven by a deep commitment to use the power of science to promote social change and improve the health of populations worldwide. The CGHD’s faculty and professional staff currently manage more than 50 research projects and programs in over 20 countries.
Population Services International (PSI) is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival, HIV, reproductive health and non-communicable disease. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services and behavior change communications that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations … Continue reading “Population Services International (PSI)”