Dec 31, 2009

Saving Mothers in the Congo

You are supporting women like 16-year-old Beatrice, who delivered a baby in International Medical Corps’ Chambucha health center in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Following her safe delivery, Beatrice expressed her gratitude to one of our midwives. “I have seen many women who have fistula problems, and because of lack of services and stigma, they died in the villages,” she said. Fistula, a severe gynecological rupture that can occur during delivery, is just one of the health complications that arise when trained midwives are not available. With your generosity, more mothers like Beatrice are able to bring home healthy babies because they had the medical care they needed. Thank you for being a part of this vital campaign and know that you are making a profound difference in the lives of mothers and their children.

Jun 24, 2009

Partnering on the ground

International Medical Corps is working with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, and local partners to implement nutrition programs in nine health clinics in Kitgum and Pader districts.

Jun 24, 2009

Healing emotional wounds and mental disorders in Gaza

International Medical Corps identified the massive need for mental health services in its emergency response to Gaza in which we deployed five mobile medical teams and provided life-saving medical care and supplies.

 
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