Maternal and Infant Health

Current Projects


Only by guaranteeing women's human, health and reproductive rights can we ensure that women and their families develop to their full potential, contribute fully to their societies and live richer, fuller lives.
- Carissa F. Etienne, Director, Pan American Health Organization


Project dates: 2015 - 2017
Partners: Pan-American Health Organization Nicaragua, Ministry of Health Nicaragua, Stop Hunger Now, Computer Reach
Geographic focus: Chinandega, Rio San Juan, National (food) 
Health institutions benefitted: 41 hospitals / clinics; 75 maternal homes
Direct beneficiaries: 450,000


This program was developed in conjunction with Nicaragua's health strategy to support progress on key Millennium Development Goal and the government's efforts to combat extreme poverty and foster sustained growth.

Pan American Health Organization Project Article (Spanish)