Becoming a mother and surviving the first year of life can be risky in developing countries like Malawi and Afghanistan, where maternal and child mortality rates are among the highest in the world. Cultural barriers and lack of appropriate medical personnel and facilities have also prevented women from receiving the medical care they need to survive pregnancy and childbirth.

In this issue of PWSDevelopments, read about Yamikani and Zione of Malawi, first time parents who learned about healthy family relationships and how to take care of their children with support from PWS&D.

Image of arrow pointing downPWSDevelopments 2015, Issue 1