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.

Midwives make links into the community

Midwives make links into the community
This Maternal and Child Health nurse trains and empowers traditional birth attendants in the communities surrounding the reference health center where she works, to offer misoprostol and refer complications to the health center. (view small | med | large | orig)

Attendees at the Women's Association meeting in Tigray

Attendees at the Women's Association meeting in Tigray
Photo from Progress Report 'Awareness campaign' (view small | med | large | orig)

Misoprostol Training Certificate of Completion rec

Misoprostol Training Certificate of Completion rec
One of 78 participants receives her certificate of completion for attending a training on the active management of third stage labor and misoprostol administration held in Port Harcourt, May 2007. (view small | med | large | orig)

Misoprostol training attendees-Lagos, Nigeria

Misoprostol training attendees-Lagos, Nigeria
In February 2007, Venture Strategies hosted two widely attended one-day trainings for local health professionals on the active management of third stage labor and misoprostol administration. Additional trainings are scheduled for Abuja and Port Harcourt. (view small | med | large | orig)

Rejoicing

Rejoicing
The traditional midwives start dancing and singing after their training session, expressing their thanks for the program. (view small | med | large | orig)