Photo Journey: The Building of Midwife-Powered Mashika Health Center in Bihar, India

By Sunil Sah

Last week, World Health Partners opened a center in Bihar, India to connect rural women with local nurses and midwives, who will offer a range of women’s health and maternal health services. Take a photo journey through the launching of this center, which will bring essential reproductive healthcare within a walkable distance for women in this community.

Read more about the new center here, WHP Opens First Sky Center Connecting Women with Midwives and Nurses for Essential Women’s Healthcare.

 

The center for midwives to offer maternal health and women's healthcare, before it opened.

The center for midwives to offer maternal health and women’s healthcare, before it opened.

 

Setting up the new center in Mashika.

Setting up the new center in Mashika.

 

Exam rooms in the new health center, being set up.

Exam rooms in the new health center, being set up.

 

Construction in process at the new healthcare center where midwives will offer essential health services to women.

Construction in process at the new healthcare center where midwives will offer essential health services to women.

 

Another of the center's exam rooms.

Another of the center’s exam rooms.

The opening of the new center in late October.

The opening of the new center in late October.

On opening day, the center was brightly decorated and posters were plastered in the town announcing the services available at the new healthcare center.

On opening day, the center was brightly decorated and posters were plastered in the town announcing the services available at the new healthcare center.

A group of women learn more about what types of healthcare the new center will offer.

A group of women learn more about what types of healthcare the new center will offer.

An exam room all set up for patients at the new center.

An exam room all set up for patients at the new center.

Women waiting to be seen at the new center for women's health, maternal health, and newborn care.

Women waiting to be seen at the new center for women’s health, maternal health, and newborn care.

The intake process at the new center.

The intake process at the new center.

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