Este período me dejó una gran enseñanza, porque para una persona que cuidó a otros toda la vida, no es fácil dejarse cuidar. Eso también hay que aprenderlo. Yo ya sabía dar y tuve que aprender a recibir, tuve que aprender a dejarme mimar. Y eso fue un mimo al alma.

Gloria Montenegro

Gloria Montenegro: Ciudadana del Mundo, Enfermera, Educadora, Activista, y Luchadora

Nacida y criada en el barrio 25 de Mayo de Posadas en una familia de trabajadores, mamó la militancia política de su padre en la Unión Cívica Radical Independiente y hasta conoció a Frondizi cuando anduvo de campaña por Misiones. Ya en Corrientes, a donde fue a estudiar Enfermería Universitaria, Gloria Montenegro vivió momentos efervescentes […]

By introducing and evaluating a postpartum hemorrhage package with ultra-low-cost uterine balloon tamponade embedded in underserved areas of Africa, we are working to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity due to postpartum hemorrhage.

Thomas Burke, MD

Every Second Matters for Mothers and Babies – Uterine Balloon Tamponade: Innovating to end maternal deaths from uncontrolled postpartum hemorrhage.

As of May 29 2015, 216 UBTs have been placed in critically ill, hemorrhaging women and death and disability has been averted in 204. Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the most common cause of maternal morbidity and mortality in developing countries. More than 30 percent of all maternal deaths worldwide are attributable to PPH, accounting for […]

Partnership, Not Aid – How the Women of Haiti are Claiming a New Future

Part II Improving access to health and hygiene services through local capacity building During our trip to Haiti in 2014, Clinic Manager Miss Berrette explained how the women use “twal” – pieces of cloth that are used during menstruation by rural women. [watch video here] The type of cloth varies but often comes from the […]