Improving Midwife Training Facilities in Sudan
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
Infant mortality rate for Sudan was reported to be 44.8 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2016
Maternal mortality ratio for Sudan was reported to be 311 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015
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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