Children under five

Safe Mothers, Safe Babies

Uganda
We seek to improve the diverse structural and cultural contributors to poor maternal and child health in rural communities of the developing world. By working with target populations under a model of "participatory development," to uncover local problems and devise community-sustainable solutions.

Teso Safe Motherhood Project (TSMP)

Uganda
The Teso Safe Motherhood Project (TSMP) runs a health clinic/birth center for the most marginalized and vulnerable populations in and around the northeastern town of Soroti.

The Imani Project

Kenya
The Imani Project enables and empowers rural Kenyan villagers to become educators, advocates, caregivers and HIV/AIDS activists in their communities with the outcome of significantly reducing the incidence of HIV/AIDS infection and transmission.

BulshoKaab Pharmacies Network

Somalia
PSI Somaliland established BulshoKaab, a social franchise network of private pharmacies to provide quality health services to the clients.

Boma la Mama

Tanzania
Boma la Mama complements Tanzania's maternity health service by running and funding a parallel clinic--thus helping to alleviating the overcrowding at public hospitals--and offering an education program that provides Tanzanian midwives with equipment and up-to-date training on maternity care.

Ad-din Ambulances

Bangladesh
The Ad-din Hospital established a low-cost ambulance service in 2008 after recognizing that many women in Dhaka were failing to access emergency obstetric care. Using mobile phones and a global positioning system (GPS) tracking, Ad-din manages a fleet of 66 ambulances stationed throughout the city.

Calcutta Kids

India
Calcutta Kids is committed to empowering the poorest children and expecting mothers in the underserved slums in and around Kolkata, India by increasing their access to health and nutrition services, and encouraging positive health-changing behaviors.

Cox's Bazar Hospital for Women and Children

Bangladesh
These centers aim to serve millions of people by providing education, acute medical care, treatment, and the rehabilitation of sick, injured, disabled and destitute women and children.

M-Vaccine

Kenya
M-vaccine will enhance the accessibility of mandatory vaccines by tracking the vaccines undertaken and reminding patients when vaccines are due. The system will also help doctors identify vaccines taken in the case that this information is lost by the patients.

Djantoli

Mali
Djantoli (formerly Pesinet) designs and deploys innovative proximity (technology-based) services targeting children and their mothers. These services include regular home-based health monitoring, health insurance, and education to prevention.

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