From Haiti

Hello Haiti. Hello Midwife.

It’s Haiti. It’s January. It’s hot. The mood around Port au Prince is heavy. The news is grim. There is traffic congestion. The dangers are constant. Mostly theft. Sometimes more violence. The ambient stress is everywhere. And infectious. We are warned to stay clear of ATMs and are not allowed to visit certain areas. Occasionally,…

Saj Fanm Pou Fanm

The objective of the Saj Fanm Pou Fanm (SFPF) Project is to help build the Haitian government’s capacity to train, recruit, hire and support midwives. The five-year project is funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) and led by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The aim is to reduce maternal and infant mortality by improving…