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How is World Vision making a difference in Maternal and Child Health?

A health worker counsels a young mother in Sierra Leone. Photo: World Vision

A health worker counsels a young mother in Sierra Leone.
Photo: World Vision

World Vision’s Strong Women, Strong World initiative highlights some of World Vision’s best projects that empower women and girls to be change agents in their communities. Over the next several weeks, we will be taking a closer look at these projects with the help of World Vision staff through conference calls. You can find the dates and times for upcoming calls at www.womenofvision.org/events.

The first call is tomorrow, May 13, highlighting our Maternal and Child Health projects.

Date/Time: May 13, 2014 at 8:00am PT / 11:00 ET (call will be one hour)
Call-in Number: 1-888-257-4733, passcode: 627-372
Guests on call:
Seth Marcus, World Vision Program Management Officer, sharing about our project in Sierra Leone
Natalie Riley, World Vision Product Manager, sharing about our project in Ethiopia

Here’s an excellent video that shows the impact of Justus, a community health worker in Kenya. The same type of work of community health workers is deployed in Sierra Leone as part of World Vision’s AIM Health program.

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