November 13, 2015
Written by IntraHealth International
With cocked hips and fierce intent, Cecilia, head of the Maternal and Child Health Department at the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, poses outside the client waiting area in Kumasi, Ghana.
What’s she so confident about? Cecilia and her team not only help women deliver their babies safely, they help them decide if and when to get pregnant.
“Last month we helped 126 women receive the contraception option that was right for them—from pills to injectables,” she says.
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The IntraHealth-led and USAID-funded CapacityPlus project worked in Ghana to increase access to family planning, HIV/AIDS, and other health services.
Photo by Carol Bales for CapacityPlus and IntraHealth International