Ready for Mom Time!

We enjoyed seeing these beautiful pics from Saturday’s health workshop for mothers in Petrolina, Brazil. As part of our school-based Crescer Saudável (Growing Healthy) program with the Bayer Fund, we’re equipping women with the skills and knowledge they need to guide their families toward life-long, healthy lifestyles. Our amazing team at Para Crianças is facilitating these special workshops just for moms at 19 schools throughout Petrolina.

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INMED Andes is implementing BilikitTM

Did you know that severe neonatal jaundice is the most common condition requiring medical treatment in newborns? Left untreated, it can lead to permanent brain damage and even death. In Peru, the rate of severe neonatal jaundice is 20 times greater than higher-income countries. To address this public health problem, INMED Andes is implementing the BilikitTM, a revolutionary trio of technologies to equip healthcare providers and community health workers to easily screen, diagnose and treat neonatal jaundice—even in the most remote regions. Learn more about this game-changing project for neonatal healthcare:

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Creating a Pathway for Individuals with Disabilities

Check out this heart-warming collection of images from INMED South Africa’s recent visit to Kroonstad in the Free State Province of South Africa. In partnership with USAID and the Disabled People South Africa, INMED is helping disabled farmers increase their capacity and revenues, strengthen food security, adapt to the new realities of climate change and compete in the mainstream economy. INMED has been empowering people with disabilities in South Africa since 2012.

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