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Women's/Children's Health: Overview

Combating Malnutrition in Children: The Next 1,000 Days

Five years after the international community identified the 1,000 days between pregnancy and a child’s second birthday as critical to that child’s future growth, International Medical Corps and partners are working hard to build on the progress made in childhood nutrition worldwide.

Joint statement on breastfeeding & breast-milk substitutes

Calling for support for appropriate infant and young child feeding in emergencies, and caution about unnecessary and potentially harmful donations and use of breast-milk substitutes.

International Medical Corps’ Child and Family Care Center

The Only Center of its Kind in Syria to Offer a Fresh Start to Children with Learning Disabilities

November 26, 2013 - Saving the Lives of Mothers and Babies in Somalia’s Beletweyne Hospital

October 24, 2013 - Life as a Child Soldier in CAR

September 11, 2013 - Maternal Health In CAR: More Than Just Delivering Babies

August 16, 2013 - Providing a Fresh Start for Child Soldiers in CAR

July 15, 2013 - A Role Model for Young Ethiopian Women

March 4, 2013 - International Medical Corps Marks 2013 International Women's Day

January 2013 - Population Reference Bureau: Reproductive Health in Humanitarian Crises - Interview With Janet Meyers, International Medical Corps

September 24, 2012 International Medical Corps & ReSurge International Issue Commitment to Action at 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to Address Global Burn Crisis

July 16, 2012 - Nutrition Programs for Refugees in the Sahel

July 7, 2012 - Huffington Post: Family Planning in Emergencies, Urgent Need to Focus on Women Made Vulnerable by Humanitarian Disasters

June 28, 2012 Huffington Post: One in a Million; One Million Too Many

June 20, 2012 - Our Approach to Early Childhood Development

March 29, 2012 - Silent Crisis in the Developing World

March 20, 2012 - International Medical Corps Improves Maternal Health Care in Food Insecure Areas of Ethiopia

March 7, 2012 - Addressing Gender-Based Violence in DRC for International Women's Day 2012

February 3, 2012 - ReSurge International and International Medical Corps Partner to Address Global Burn Crisis; Ronald McDonald House Charities® to Provide Financial Support

December 27, 2011 - In South Sudan International Medical Corps’ Polio Eradication Campaign Reaching Children at Home

Nov 25 - Dec 10, 2011 - 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

November 23, 2011 - The Front-lines of Libya: Health Care in the Crossfire

July 21, 2011 - World Breastfeeding Week - August 1-7, 2011

April 25, 2011 - International Medical Corps Implements Women’s Health Emergencies Training in St. Lucia

April 20, 2011 - International Medical Corps’ Vesicovaginal Fistula Program Leaves Lasting Legacy for Women in Sierra Leone

April 15, 2011 - Marking International Women's Day in Ethiopia

April 5, 2011 - Burundi: Ending Gender-based Violence by Supporting Community Organizations

March 21, 2011 - Joint statement from the Nutrition Cluster on breastfeeding and breast-milk substitutes

February 10, 2011 - Following Ethnic Clashes in Southern Kyrgyzstan, Strengthening Support Systems for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

February 1, 2011 - Haitian Hip-Hop Band, Mystik 703, Joins International Medical Corps in Campaign to End Violence Against Women

January 5, 2011 - In the Democratic Republic of Congo, 16 Days of Activism Against Sexual Violence

January 4, 2011 - International Medical Corps Launches Continuing Medical Education Program to Combat Maternal and Infant Mortality in Haiti

December 21, 2010 - Sixteen Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women

December 13, 2010- Alarming Child Mortality Rates in Parts of Southern Pakistan; International Medical Corps Deploying Teams to Reach Still-Flooded Ares

December 9, 2010 - Taking on Polio in Democratic Republic of Congo with Mass Campaign to Immunize Children

December 7, 2010 - International Medical Corps Launches Gender-Based Violence Program Following Conflict in Kyrgyzstan

November 30, 2010 - International Medical Corps Joins Global Rally to End Violence Against Women in Democratic Republic of Congo

November 29, 2010-Tackling a Monthly Battle to Keep Girls in School

November 19, 2010 - Empowering Families in Ethiopia through International Medical Corps’ Gender-based Violence Response Program

November 16, 2010 - Dr. Alyona Lewis - Fistula Surgeon in Sierra Leone

October 20, 2010 - Amid Deadly Measles Outbreak in Zimbabwe, International Medical Corps Helps Launch Nationwide Immunization Campaign; More Than 80% of All Children Inoculated

October 4, 2010 - International Medical Corps Awarded USAID Grant to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Congo Using Behavior Change Communication

September 28, 2010 - The Only Center of its Kind in Syria Offers a Fresh Start to Children with Learning Disabilities and their Parents

September 13, 2010 - In Pakistan, One Boy's Struggle to Recovery

September 10, 2010 - International Medical Corps Teams Awarded 5-Year Grant from USAID to Address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Democratic Republic of Congo

August 3, 2010 - In Haiti’s Quake-Affected Communities, International Medical Corps Promotes the Importance of Breast Milk for Infant Health – Part of World Breastfeeding Week

July 12, 2010 -For Hundreds of Congolese Women and Children, A Simple Pair of Shoes

July 1, 2010 -In Haiti's Sea of Loss, A Life Gained

June 30, 2010 -Midwife Trained by International Medical Corps Saves Afghan Woman in Critical Condition

June 29, 2010 -International Medical Corps Celebrates International Mother’s Day in Afghanistan

April 23, 2010 -International Medical Corps Launches Reproductive Health Complex in Remote Area of Eastern Congo

March 23, 2010 -Singgalang Express Article: International Medical Corps Care to the Health Official

March 23, 2010 -Singgalang Express Article: International Medical Corps Care to the Health Official

March 8, 2010 - International Women's Day in Afghanistan

March 8, 2010 - Hundreds of Jordanian Women Receive Free Screenings as Part of International Women's Day Campaign

March 8, 2010 - Singgalang Express Article: International Medical Corps Presence is Very Helpful

March 3, 2010 - Defining Beauty

August 12, 2009 - Renewing Hope for Rape Survivors

August 12, 2009 - For the Congo’s Youngest, Malnutrition Looms as Greatest Threat to Health

August 10, 2009 - International Medical Corps Pilots Mother Child Care Groups in Rural Ethiopia

November 25, 2009 -For Baghdad Women, Literacy and Economic Opportunity are Critical Issues in the January Election

July 15, 2009 - For the Love of Learning

June 16, 2009 - Hope for a displaced family in Pakistan

May 6, 2009 - A Tale of Two Girls

January 7, 2009 - Donkey Ambulances Save Lives in Darfur

January 2009 - Reducing Maternal Mortality in Darfur

November 19, 2008 - More Than Words: The Iraq Story Project

September 7, 2008 - A Workshop for Mothers That Helps Their Children

August 7, 2008 - A Healthy Start in Pakistan

August 1, 2008 - World Breastfeeding Week, August 1st-8th

June 27, 2008 - Drawing the Refugee Experience

May 1, 2008 - Voices of the Displaced: What it Means to be a Mother in Somalia

March 19, 2008 - Disturbing New Trend in Congo

March 8, 2008 - International Medical Corps Marks International Women's Day - Focus on Women's Health in Poor Countries

March 7, 2008 - “The Situation Is Bad For Women”

March 5, 2008 - Climber and Humanitarian Embarks on Journey to Climb Seven Summits to Support Women in Africa

December 10, 2007- Human Rights Day - Congo

December 3, 2007- A Safe Place for Children

November 29, 2007- HIV Prevention and Treatment that Targets Youth in Uganda

October 02, 2007- A New Surgery Ward in Chad Saves Mothers' and Children's Lives

September 4, 2007 - Empowering Afghan Women to Save Mothers and Children

August 7, 2007 - From Fear to Joy: Transforming Childbirth in Rural Ethiopia

July 20, 2007 - Living with HIV: One Woman’s Story

July 10, 2007 - A Peer Education Program Reduces Unwanted Pregnancies and Saves Lives

June 19, 2007 - Coming Home to Afghanistan

May 8, 2007 - For Rape Survivors in DRC, Safety and an Income

April 27, 2007 - Fighting Africa’s Biggest Child-Killer

April 10, 2007 - Focus on Women's Health

April 10, 2007 - In Time of War, Treating Rape Survivors' Devastating Wounds

April 10, 2007 - When Disaster Strikes, Women Suffer Most

April 9, 2007 - The Weight of Womanhood in Darfur

April 5, 2007 - Safe Play Spaces Reduce Post-War Trauma in Children

April 5, 2007 - International Medical Corps Marathon Brings Joy to Children in Former Conflict Zone

April 4, 2007 - Santa Fe Entrepreneur and Activist Supports Women's Initiative in Congo

January 14, 2007 - International Medical Corps community midwifery program named best in Afghanistan

July 1, 2003 - Empower a Woman and Empower the Entire Community

October 17, 2002 - International Medical Corps Assists Suffering Mothers in Afghanistan

December 01, 2001 - International Medical Corps Team Immunize Children of Kabul Against Measles

Reproductive health and women health care in South Darfur.

GBV Capabilities Statement
Read more about our work with Gender-based violence

Maternal and Newborn Health
Read more about International Medical Corps' medical teams delivering life-saving maternal health care worldwide.

Integrated Approaches to Fistula Care
Improving health care to prevent and treat fistula in DRC

Mothers Slideshow
Mothers and their children around the world

Children in the crossfire
The toll of the Israel-Lebanon crisis on its youngest victims

International Review of Psychiatry
Responding to the needs of children in crisis

 

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