Maternal Mortality Reduction Project with PIH

 
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Maternal Mortality Reduction Project with PIH

Maternal Mortality Reduction Project with PIH
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PIH Training of Community Health Workers , Lesotho

PIH Training of Community Health Workers , Lesotho
At PIH sites in Haiti, Peru, Chiapas, Boston, Rwanda, and Lesotho, community health workers connect clinics with local communities by serving as counselors, educators, treatment providers, and advocates experienced in local needs. By delivering services to patients in their homes, community health workers improve adherence to treatment and reduce the burden of time and money on both patients and health care systems. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mothers and Children Await Care at a PIH clinic

Mothers and Children Await Care at a PIH clinic
Mothers and their children await care at a PIH pediatric clinic in the rural mountains of Lesotho. (view small | med | large | orig)

PIH Community Health Workers

PIH Community Health Workers
Lesotho is a very mountainous country but PIH's Community Health Workers make sure to visit their patients and deliver life-saving treatment every day, no matter the terrain. (view small | med | large | orig)

PIH Grain Distribution

PIH Grain Distribution
A PIH patient picks up her ration of grain. (view small | med | large | orig)

Beautiful Family

Beautiful Family
Maithabeleng Maneela (36) a HIV positive woman in front of her house in the mountain village Boema, close to the remote village Bobete in Lesotho. She lives together with her husband and six children and is visited daily by PIH community health workers and staff. (view small | med | large | orig)

PIH Training of Community Health Workers, Lesotho

PIH Training of Community Health Workers, Lesotho
PIH community health workers have helped patients overcome these and other barriers to care by accompanying them through treatment, monitoring their needs for food, housing, and safe water, leading education campaigns, and empowering community members to take charge of their own health. As members of the communities they serve, community health workers can establish relationships of trust with their p (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother and baby

Mother and baby
A mother and child after receiving care at a PIH clinic. (view small | med | large | orig)

PIH Maternal Health Workers Greet Visitors

PIH Maternal Health Workers Greet Visitors
Maternal health workers in Lesotho greet visitors with a welcoming song. These workers provide community education, and help pregnant women and their families secure access to health services before delivery. As part of the program, both the maternal health workers and the pregnant women they work with are offered incentives to attend prenatal visits, deliver at the clinic or hospital, and receive postnatal care. (view small | med | large | orig)

Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health

Rebecca E. Rollins/Partners In Health
Photo from Progress Report 'MMRP October 2014 Update' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Charles Howes

Development Team
Boston, MA United States

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