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Entries by Friends of Edna's Maternity Hospital from 05/2013

One Goal: Decreasing Newborn and Maternal Mortality

| Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact

2013-04-23-theraiseforwomenchallenge300x60.jpgEdna Adan Ismail has literally committed everything she has to achieve one purpose: decreasing the newborn and maternal mortality rate in Somaliland and the Horn of Africa.

Edna Adan University Hospital: 300 Fistula Repairs and Counting

| Posted 05.23.2013 | Impact

The Community Midwife program at Edna Adan Hospital, which is supported by UNFPA, seeks to train 1,000 women from all over Somaliland to be qualified healthcare workers in the hopes that they will return to their homes and provide assistance for other women.

Tiny Hands and Big Smiles: Faces From Edna Adan Maternity Hospital

| Posted 05.29.2013 | Impact

The Edna Adan University Hospital is a nonprofit facility that provides care to expectant mothers and their babies regardless of their ability to pay. We want to say thanks to the hundreds of people who have donated generously to Edna's hospital in the RaiseForWomen Challenge.

Why I Support the Edna Adan University Hospital...and Why I'm Asking You to Join Me

| Posted 05.31.2013 | Impact

Many in Edna's position might have justifiably chosen to rest on their laurels. Instead, upon retiring from WHO, she decided to continue giving back to her country. Edna is a humanitarian of a different sort -- cut from the same cloth as Mother Teresa or Paul Farmer.