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The mission of the Division of Global Health & Human Rights is to care for the world’s most vulnerable by developing and facilitating health-care delivery, research, education and capacity-building initiatives.
By introducing and evaluating a postpartum hemorrhage package with ultra-low-cost uterine balloon tamponade embedded in underserved areas of Africa, we are working to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity due to postpartum hemorrhage.
To meet the health needs of the Sagam community, MGH is facilitating the construction of an emergency center and the rehabilitation of an operating theater and partnering with Maseno University to create a post-graduate residency program in Emergency and Family Medicine.
Millions of people are not able to access basic surgical care due to a lack of anesthesia services. To address this gap, MGH is working with Sagam Community Hospital and Maseno University Medical School to implement a best evidence package on the use of Ketamine for painful procedures and emergency cesarean section.
By introducing a newborn respiratory bundle in Kenya and India, we are working to reduce newborn death and disability due to respiratory diseases.
Emergency care has been a neglected area of focus in many low-and-middle-income countries (LMICs), and particularly so in sub-Saharan Africa. Thus, we aided the establishment of the first Emergency Care Center (ECC) in rural Kenya.