Equip 35 Midwives in Remote Congolese Villages

 
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Equip 35 Midwives in Remote Congolese Villages

Equip 35 Midwives in Remote Congolese Villages
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Two Midwives-in-Training

Two Midwives-in-Training
Looking happy about their opportunity to learn, two midwives hold their study materials as they pause on their way to class. (view small | med | large | orig)

Dr Saidi Oversees the Midwife Training Program

Dr Saidi Oversees the Midwife Training Program
Dr. Pondolo Saidi is the sole physician serving this remote community of 8,000 residents in Equateur Province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is an experienced surgeon with extensive background in public health and general medicine. (view small | med | large | orig)

Midwife Classroom Training Program

Midwife Classroom Training Program
The first nine midwives in the program completed their training in fall 2009, which focused on hygiene, prenatal consultation and techniques to assist with difficult deliveries. (view small | med | large | orig)

Midwife Training: the Practicum

Midwife Training: the Practicum
Nestor Baelongandi, at right, teaches the midwife training program, and is shown with a woman who just gave birth and four midwife trainees. He is an "A-1" nurse, indicating a nurse who has achieved the highest level of nursing education in the DRC. (view small | med | large | orig)

New graduate receives widwife certificate

New graduate receives widwife certificate
Photo from Progress Report 'Official ceremonial to deliver brevet to midwives' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Amy Clanin

Program Manager
Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Equip 35 Midwives in Remote Congolese Villages