"I Started GPA 14 Years Ago, And Here I Was Hearing the Story that Inspired Me to the Core.&quo

On a mountain ridge overlooking precipitous cliffs, meandering trails and lush green valleys, I was awestruck being back in the field with GPA. My family and I spent this past summer in Chiapas, Mexico and one day we traveled with the team to San Juan Cancuc, the principal town in a region surrounded by small villages, so I could conduct a refresher workshop for 24 midwives on newborn resuscitation, a critically important skill for those who attend deliveries. 10% of all newborns require some form of intervention immediately after birth to prevent newborn death. Many of these newborns require a simple intervention of rapidly drying the baby and sometimes giving a few artificial breaths to th

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Global Pediatric Alliance

P.O. Box 640046

San Francisco, CA  94164






GPA's Mission


Global Pediatric Alliance promotes grassroots empowerment and community-based healthcare to improve the lives of women and children, and reduce maternal and infant mortality in Latin America.

Photos courtesy of Marcella Spera, Monica

Jarosz, Nikhol Esteras, and Stacey Ramirez

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