Turning the page on 2020.
It is easy to enumerate the negatives of this year as we continue to feel the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Yet beneath those hardships, we have also encountered an incredible outpouring of support, creativity and international collaboration — and that is worth celebrating!
For Kybele, our story remains one of clear, unrelenting focus: We believe every woman and newborn has the right to safe, quality care in childbirth. But we are not there yet. An estimated 800 women die each day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, and 94% percent of those deaths occur in low and lower middle-income countries. This is a direct reflection of inequalities in access to quality health services between high- and low-resource settings.