This fall, Merck for Mothers participated in several important global events focused on improving maternal health.
A World Health Partners "Last Mile Rider" delivers critical medicines and supplies to women in rural villages of India, where MSD for Mothers is working with partners to reduce maternal mortality.
A rural health provider at a World Health Partners Sky clinic uses telemedicine to connect his patients to urban clinicians.
A mother waits with her child at a rural health facility. This facility provides telemedicine services for cases that require more training and expertise to diagnose or treat.
This flip book is a tool for rural health providers to use during telemedicine consultations to help diagnose and treat patients accurately.
A nurse stands in the delivery room of a Merrygold franchise clinic, which is part of a network run by the Hindustan Latex Family Planning Promotion Trust, one of MSD for Mothers' partners in India.
Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) meet at a local health facility. These community health workers are critical for helping women during pregnancy and labor.
One of the Merrygold franchise clinics displays a poster that reminds health workers of proper infection prevention procedures.
MSD for Mothers' Executive Director, Priya Agrawal, participates in a Merrygold franchise's Godh Bharai ceremony, or a baby shower for pregnant women encouraging them to deliver there.
When Jennifer became pregnant, she ate well, exercised and visited her doctor regularly. She and her husband eagerly looked forward to the day their first child would be born. But Jennifer suffered from major complications while giving birth to her daughter.