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  • 2013 Annual Report
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  • Midwives For Haiti
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  • PNCP Lanuched
    a lack of skilled care available for the full reproductive needs of its population The World Health Organization WHO recognizes that Postnatal care programs are among the weakest of all reproductive and child health programs in much of the developing world 1 At Ste Therese Hospital it was estimated that less than 1 of all patients who birthed at the hospital returned to receive postnatal care The remaining 99 of mothers and babies who birthed at STH remained vulnerable to death or disability secondary to lack of postnatal care by a skilled health professional UNFPA suggests that Post partum care can mean the difference between life and death for both mother and baby 2 Diminutive postnatal care coverage at Ste Therese Hospital was largely due to factors that could be controlled including 1 Lack of adequate in patient staff to schedule postnatal visits for patients upon discharge 2 Lack of patient education stressing the importance of postnatal care and 3 Lack of trained staff to provide postnatal outpatient services By supporting the salaries of two postnatal Skilled Birth Attendants as well as overseeing their training and integration into the hospital Midwives For Haiti has seen an exponential increase in the number of women and babies returning to Ste Therese Hospital for postnatal care since the launching of the program in July 2014 The comprehensive Postnatal Care Program PNCP is perhaps the first of its kind in a government run health facility in all of Haiti and offers both an in patient and out patient component Newly hired staff responsibilities for in patient postnatal services include Thorough newborn and maternal evaluations prior to discharge Patient risk assessment and identification of mothers and babies who need extended in patient care and or specialized care Ordering appropriate lab work and dispensing appropriate medications Promotion of timely breastfeeding initiation Scheduling patients for out patient postnatal visits at appropriate intervals based on patient risk Comprehensive pre discharge education for every patient on subjects such as The importance of postnatal care danger signs breastfeeding newborn care nutrition hygiene vaccinations and family planning Two days per week our PNCP staff work in the out patient postnatal clinic There they are responsible for delivering evidence based postnatal care according to WHO and MSPP guidelines free of charge to all patients Some of their responsibilities include Thorough newborn and maternal evaluations Patient risk assessment and referral of mothers and babies with critical health concerns to appropriate hospital services Ordering appropriate labwork and dispensing appropriate medications Linking mothers to vaccination and family planning services Comprehensive patient education on subjects such as The importance of postnatal care danger signs breastfeeding newborn care nutrition hygiene vaccinations and family planning Scheduling subsequent postnatal visits at appropriate intervals based on patient risk The Postnatal Care Program is filling a critical gap in the continuum of maternity care at Ste Therese Hospital The availability and accessibility of postnatal care means the difference between life and death for many new mothers and babies About Midwives For

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  • Press Release 6/11/14- New Fundraising Opportunity Launched
    3840 or 320 each month We know a lot of people want to support maternal and infant health in Haiti says Summer Aronson Director of Development and Marketing at Midwives For Haiti but for many committing to 300 each month is beyond a comfortable reach So by breaking up a monthly salary into smaller amounts it certainly makes giving easier and also creates a spirit of contributing to something much bigger Paying a salary is creating employment but also ensuring that more women and their babies will have quality skilled care at delivery which can literally mean the difference between life and death in Haiti A Skilled Birth Attendant at St Therese Hospital typically manages 165 births annually or about 13 deliveries a month The fundraising program asks twenty sponsors to pledge fifteen dollars each month In return sponsors receive a personal letter and picture of their sponsored SBA and bi monthly updates on their work Kathy Iorillo a supporter of Midwives For Haiti and sponsor of an SBA says about the new program I love this type of personalized giving Haiti has a severe shortage of skilled care providers Consequently only 26 of pregnant women give birth with a skilled attendant which contributes to Haiti having the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality in the Western Hemisphere Midwives For Haiti works to ensure that more women have access to Skilled Birth Attendants by training Haitian nurses to become Skilled Birth Attendants SBAs in a 12 month education program designed to meet the core abilities set forth by the World Health Organization Executive Director Nadene Brunk says Until all women have access to a skilled attendant pregnancy and childbirth will continue to be the number one killer of women Midwives For Haiti leverages international volunteers to support the didactic

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  • Categories
    midwivesforhaiti org permission to email you You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email See our Email Privacy Policy for details Emails are serviced by Constant Contact Midwives For Haiti Blog Information from Midwives For Haiti Navigation Home Categories Tags Bloggers Archived Posts Calendar Subscribe to blog Login Username Password Forgot Password Remember me Login News from Haiti Subscribe to this category Subscribe via RSS Posts 15 Active Authors 1 05 April 2016 HerStory Let s Hear From The Women 02 April 2016 Birth Stories From Haiti 18 January 2016 Zika Virus In Haiti 11 January 2016 Midwives in the Making An Interview With 3 Students 06 January 2016 Laughter and Life Saving Lessons View All Posts Midwives For Haiti 49 Posts From Our Volunteers Subscribe to this category Subscribe via RSS Stories thoughts and experiences of our volunteers Posts 16 Active Authors 1 13 February 2016 Volunteer Tips Thoughts 25 May 2015 Mobile Clinic Through the Eyes of Pulitzer Winning Journalist Photos 26 July 2015 Notes From A Volunteer Midwife in Haiti 30 June 2015 Holy Moments by Vanessa Fowlkes FNP 17 June 2015 Haiti s Heroes by Wendy Dotson CNM View All Posts Midwives For Haiti 49 Posts From Our Staff Subscribe to this category Subscribe via RSS Posts 17 Active Authors 1 19 April 2016 The Spirit Of A Midwife 18 April 2016 In His Words Growing Up In Haiti 08 February 2016 What s Love Got To Do With It 01 February 2016 Mr Midwife in Haiti 14 January 2016 A Midwife in Haiti Interview With Genette Thelusmond View All Posts Midwives For Haiti 49 Posts Uncategorized Subscribe to this category Subscribe via RSS Posts 1 Active Authors 1 23 September 2014 Why Skilled Birth Attendants Matter by Nadene Brunk View

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  • Tags
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  • Bloggers - Midwives For Haiti Blog
    to email you You may unsubscribe via the link found at the bottom of every email See our Email Privacy Policy for details Emails are serviced by Constant Contact Midwives For Haiti Blog Information from Midwives For Haiti Navigation Home Categories Tags Bloggers Archived Posts Calendar Subscribe to blog Login Username Password Forgot Password Remember me Login Search Sort by Alphabetical Last Visit Latest Latest Post Midwives For Haiti Midwives For Haiti http midwivesforhaiti org Subscribe to updates from author Subscribe via RSS Posts 49 Categories 4 Tags 45 19 April 2016 The Spirit Of A Midwife 18 April 2016 In His Words Growing Up In Haiti 05 April 2016 HerStory Let s Hear From The Women 02 April 2016 Birth Stories From Haiti 13 February 2016 Volunteer Tips Thoughts View All Posts Uncategorized News from Haiti From Our Volunteers From Our Staff midwife mobile clinic maternal health haiti infant health education women mothers hope newborn birth infant midwives breastfeeding world breastfeeding week lactation consultant chikungunya fever volunteer mosquito nurse everynewborn skilled birth attendant projectpostnatal frontier nursing university rural NoCeilings IDM2015 nurses week photography Carrie Wortham midwifery students hospital birth center traditional midwife women s health earthquake zika zika virus

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