MNCH (Maternal, Newborn and Child Health) is one of the most common acronyms used in discussions on global health. In Canada, we have access to health care and nutrition that ensure that MNCH deficiencies are the exception rather than the norm. In other parts of the world however, MNCH is of major concern as maternal and child mortality rates are unacceptably high.
In remote villages, special emphasis is given to the most vulnerable; women, expectant mothers, new mothers and children are at the greatest risk. In many areas of our world, just getting pregnant can be a potential death sentence. Every year six million children of our world die needlessly from preventable diseases. ADRA alongside our partner the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health is working to making maternal health matter.
ADRA is helping women and children in a variety of ways. By implementing water systems, toilets, and educating