Around the world, nearly 800 women die every day in childbirth – and 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries. Delivering a baby can be dangerous where women must hike hours in labor to reach a health facility, if one even exists.


Peruth's Story: A mother in Rwanda receives an emergency cesarean section

Gertrude's Story: In Malawi, a woman living with HIV dedicates her life to helping new mothers after losing her infant to that disease

Maternal Health (VIDEO): In Lesotho, women with HIV learn to care for themselves and their newborns

Maternal Health (VIDEO): Providing emergency obstetric care in post-earthquake Haiti



Women living with HIV 
in Lesotho learn to care for themselves and their newborns. 


Learn more about PIH's work in Lesotho.