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Improving Midwife Training Facilities in Sudan

Our Initiative

Our Initiative

To improve the midwife training facilities in Kordofan, Sudan in order to:

  • Provide medical aid to a needy community

  • Foster community development for and by its own members through empowering its women

  • Lower the rate of birth complications and infant mortality during birth

44.8

Infant Mortality

Infant mortality rate for Sudan was reported to be 44.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2016

311

Maternal Mortality

Maternal mortality ratio for Sudan was reported to be 311 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015

169

Unemployment

The ratio of female to male youth unemployment rate (% ages 15-24)in Sudan was reported to be 169 % in 2017

Sources: The World Bank & Knoema
What does the community have to say?

272 people living in sudan surveyed

50% of unemployed women stated they want to work

WILLING TO WORK AS MIDWIVES

66%& 69%  believe  lack of medical supplies& trained midwives are the biggest issues in childbirth in sudan 

It Takes A Village
Who we have been talking to and getting help from

Sudanese-American Medical Association

Managers of Existing Midwife Training Facilities

Local Government Health Officials

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