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Announcing Jacaranda Health’s 2016 Impact Report

I am delighted to announce the launch of Jacaranda Health’s second annual impact report. The last year has been a tremendous period of growth and achievement, as we have focused on evaluating our existing projects and scaling what truly works best to improve health outcomes for newborns and mothers in East Africa. In our journey over Read more »

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What Would You Do? Emergency Simulation Drills Led by Nurse Champions

Leena is a 20-year-old pregnant woman. When she arrived at Tigoni Health Center two hours ago she explained that she thinks she is “almost nine months pregnant” and she has presented to Tigoni to deliver her baby. Before long, she’s lying on the delivery table with the urge to push. Her HIV status is unknown. Read more »

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Helping Babies Breathe Training Provides Newborn Resuscitation Skills to Jacaranda’s Nurses

Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is an international evidence-based program teaching newborn resuscitation skills in low resource settings. The concepts are essential, but basic enough that any person involved in the care of delivering mothers and their newborns can be trained to provide life-saving interventions. The WHO estimates that 900,000 babies die each year from birth Read more »

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Karibu! Welcome to Jacaranda Health’s Newest Health Providers

We’re thrilled to welcome two new members into the Jacaranda Health family. Dr. Evelyn Ndinda Muthoka and Albert Okong’o Onderi will join our team at our new maternity hospital in Kahawa West, in Nairobi, providing the high-quality, patient-centered care for which Jacaranda is known. As well, the addition of these two extraordinary care providers means Read more »