The medical needs in West Africa are great, especially for women and children:
Among the highest infant mortality rates in the world.
1 in 10 children will die during the birthing process in Mali.
Some of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates are in sub-Saharan Africa.
1 in 20 women will die due to a complication associated with childbirth.
1 in 5 children will die before the age of 10.
Most causes of death can be easily prevented with basic medical care and vaccinations.
1 doctor for every 12,500 people in Mali
1 doctor for every 20,000 people in Togo.
Maternity Center and Pharmaceutical Dispensary built in Tatrima, Mali in 2012.
Through partnerships with a variety of individuals and institutions, GPiH has financed the construction of medical clinics, clean water wells, and solar panel systems through West Africa.
Each center has a maternity ward serving the needs of expectant mothers, new mothers, and their babies.
Each center has a dispensary to make life-saving medication available.
The centers are sustainably staffed and operated by our in-country partners.
Find out more about the medical centers already operating because of partnerships with GPiH: