VSI, Venture Strategies Innovations

Venture Strategies Innovations (VSI) is a nonprofit organization committed to improving women's health in developing countries by creating access to effective and affordable technologies on a large scale.

Teach Traditional Ethiopian Midwives to Save Lives

Teach Traditional Ethiopian Midwives to Save Lives
Photo from Progress Report 'Broad base of support and commitment to misoprostol develops in Ethiopia' (view small | med | large | orig)

Traditional midwife and her twins

Traditional midwife and her twins
Photo from Progress Report 'Traditional midwife takes misoprostol to stop excessive bleeding after delivering her own twins' (view small | med | large | orig)

Prevent Nigerian Mothers from Dying in Childbirth

Prevent Nigerian Mothers from Dying in Childbirth
Photo from Progress Report 'Mothers embrace misoprostol in northern Nigeria' (view small | med | large | orig)

Community dialogue attended by men and women

Community dialogue attended by men and women
Photo from Progress Report 'A strong community focus key to success in on-going project in the North.' (view small | med | large | orig)

Nurses train diligently in Edo State

Nurses train diligently in Edo State
Nurses learn about an old drug's new use as an effective means to control blood loss after childbirth for the mothers they assist in delivery. This training in Edo State in June, 2008, is part of a focused effort to get lower level providers trained on misoprostol's use for postpartum hemorrhage and available closer to the rural communities that would benefit most by the life-saving tablets. (view small | med | large | orig)