Midwives are women, mothers, who have devoted their lives to providing safe motherhood to other women and mothers.
Access to skilled care from a trained midwife during pregnancy, childbirth and after delivery is key to saving a motherâ€™s life and that of her child. By training more midwives, AMREF is helping deliver an immediate, lasting solution to reduce maternal mortality in Ethiopia.
Photos and footage were captured in Jinka, Ethiopia, in 2013 documenting AMREF Canadaâ€™s program to improve maternal and child health in the Omo Valley.
photography & video
editing & postproduction
Jinka Zonal Hospital midwives, nurses, doctors
AMREF Ethiopia staff
Kate Giesbrecht, AMREF Canada Programmes Coordinator
Jennifer Foulds. AMREF Canada Communications and PR Director
Special thanks toÂ
Tony Anderson, who licensed me the music:
â€œRise (Ambient Piano Mix)"
"The Father's Heartâ€