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Powerful stories from 2019
From tackling maternal health in Kenya and building a more resilient Haiti, to bringing healthcare to the most vulnerable people in Myanmar.

We’re working towards a world where people can live full lives supported by appropriate, sustainable and resilient infrastructure and by the efficient, transparent use of public resources.

Thank you for following our journey, through 2019 and beyond.

Did you know?

The probability that a 15-year-old girl will die from a maternal-related cause is 1 in 4,900 in developed countries, versus 1 in 180 in developing countries?

 
In a three-part series, we explore the trials, triumphs and hopes of a nomadic community who live in Turkana, one of Kenya’s poorest counties, around the critical issue of maternal health. 
 
“Mingalarbar,” says Midwife Khin Cho Cho Thet – a common greeting in Myanmar – as she meets patients waiting for examination at a new clean and well-equipped health clinic. 

She reflects on a time when a woman, who lived in a paddy field outside the village, came to her clinic asking for help during childbirth.


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Fact.

In 2010, Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, claiming over 220,000 lives and rendering 1.5 million people homeless.

The country's population of more than 11 million people are extremely vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters.


Towards a more resilient Haiti >>
Insights
Did you know?

In 2017, over 400,000 people around the world lost their lives to malaria – a preventable and curable disease. Infectious diseases don’t respect national borders. To eradicate them, we shouldn’t either.

 
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