Health  Pakistan Project #35202

Bring life to 50 at-risk unborn babies in Pakistan

by Medicare Health Foundation Vetted since 2018 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
Bring life to 50 at-risk unborn babies in Pakistan
Bring life to 50 at-risk unborn babies in Pakistan
Bring life to 50 at-risk unborn babies in Pakistan
Bring life to 50 at-risk unborn babies in Pakistan


This project aims safe child-birth at our hospitals, of 50 women living in urban slums of Lahore and at risk of maternal and infant mortality by unskilled birth attendants.

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According to UNICEF, maternal mortality in Pakistan is at 260/100,000 births and infant mortality is 68/1,000 live births. These shocking figures are because Mother and Child care facilities are very hard to come by for the financially constrained. Many pregnant women living in urban slums cannot visit private hospitals due to high cost, and government hospitals are overburdened, with doctors often absent. Many pregnant women by handled by unskilled birth attendants, risking their lives


In this project, 50 expecting mothers from abject poverty will be provided antenatal care by experienced gynecologists, medicines and twice a week nutrition at a Medicare Health Foundation hospital, and will eventually have their babies delivered there. Each new-born will be initially kept in our neo-natal nursery and examined by a pediatrician, before being discharged, while the mother will receive the requisite post-natal care, thus giving both the hope for a healthy and happy future.

Long-Term Impact

Through the project, 50 women who would otherwise risk their own and their babies' lives at the hands of unskilled birth attendants, will have a chance to live and contribute to the society while their babies will get a healthy start to life. Our effort will also educate these women on the importance of maternal &infant health; they will in turn be able to share these good practices in their communities, enabling them to improve their health, leading to a drop in maternal and infant mortality

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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Organization Information

Medicare Health Foundation

Location: Opposite Awan Market, 17 km Ferozpur Road, Punjab - Pakistan
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Project Leader:
Anum Qadri
Resource Development Manager - Medicare Trust (NGO)
Lahore, Punjab Pakistan
$9,294 raised of $17,000 goal
83 donations
$7,706 to go
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