Dr. Rakotoarison helps a mother and newborn with breastfeeding

No need for referral: Malagasy Doctor Manages Emergency Thanks to MCSP Training

Dr. Rakotoarison no longer refers patients to a hospital an hour away, a costly and sometimes life-threatening delay in care. Read More »
Odette Banzubaze with midwife Agnes Mukampeta who saved her life.

“I realized I was losing her”: A Rwandan midwife uses new skills to save a mother’s life

Mother of five survives life-threatening complications thanks to the quick actions of an MCSP-trained midwife. Read More »
Ghanian midwives watch their instructors do reenactments of women in labor.

Skills Labs in Ghana’s Midwifery Schools Improve Confidence of Trainers and Students

MCSP plans to reach all midwifery and community health nursing schools in the country by 2019 with refurbished labs – prototype clinical settings populated with humanistic anatomical models. Read More »
Mother and baby resting after delivery

Effective Training and Proper Equipment are Saving Newborns in Madagascar

A newly trained midwife in Madagascar uses long neglected instruments at her health center to save the live of a newborn. Read More »
Finger prick to test for HIV

Success Testing Clients for HIV in Namibia Serves as Basis for Case Study

One Health Extension Worker tests more clients for HIV than any other in her area. We examine how. Read More »
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MCSP is motivated by a vision of self-reliant countries equipped with the knowledge and tools to eliminate preventable child and maternal deaths.