Syrian Refugee Crisis: Birth from the womb of death

A week ago, all alone and in labor, Mariam, 37, rushed herself to the hospital to give birth to her tiny daughter, Aya. With her relatives and husband in Syria, Mariam has had few people to rely upon for helping cover expensive medical services or running  household errands.


Easing the burden of healthcare in South Sudan

But the country still needs more facilities, more medicines, and more medical supplies


Todays CARE Package Contains Assurance During Medical Emergencies

One of the original CARE Packages© was a midwifery kit.

Today, CARE delivers lasting change by helping women prepare for medical and other emergencies.


Leadership in Sexual Reproductive and Maternal Health

CARE is an active member in the following coalitions and working groups :

Family Planning Implementer’s Working Group (IWG)


Supporting Access to Family Planning & Post Abortion Care (SAF-PAC)

Ensuring the welfare of women, men, girls and boys, particularly in emergency situations, is one of CARE’s priorities.


The Maternal Health Alliance Project

As a global community we know that the science around what to deliver in reproductive, maternal and newborn health (RMNH) is well-established, but the science on how to do it effectively and efficiently for the greatest impact, is not.


Integrated Family Health Initiative

Bihar, a state in eastern India, has some of the country’s highest rates of maternal, neonatal and infant mortality. Extreme poverty, gender and social inequality, low literacy rates and early marriage further compound Bihar’s reproductive health crisis.


Working with National Government for Lasting Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Schools

With ambitions to create change at a national level for the benefit of Kenya’s schoolchildren, the SWASH+ project has focused on research and advocacy on the benefits of school WASH, and later, on solutions to keeping these services in place.