In Sinafala village, an infant sleeps on her mother's lap.

Battling newborn infections by protecting moms first

Can a vaccine for pregnant moms protect their babies from dangerous bacterial infections? PATH’s Mark Alderson believes it can. The first 10 days of my son Scott’s life were spent in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Swedish Hospital in Seattle, his tiny body hooked up to intravenous (IV)...

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2017 International Midwifery Award Winner: Amina Sultani

I work in the Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health as a midwifery specialist. Until I joined, there weren’t any midwives at the ministerial level. I also work with the Kabul Medical University, where in 2014 we started a bachelor’s program for midwifery. Before that there was only a diploma program....

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