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Working to Reduce Maternal and Infant Deaths and Improve the Quality of Life for Women and Children in Latin America

Midwives often act as patient advocates as well as care providers

March 22, 2016

One in three women worldwide have experienced some sort of violence. In the Los Altos region of Chiapas, Mexico more than 40% of indigenous women and girls 15 and older have experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner, according to the Center for Women's R...

December 16, 2015

Your donations are critical to our ability to provide high-impact, low-cost health programs that impact the lives of thousands of women and children in some of the most difficult to reach areas. This year, if you make a donation to Global Pediatric Alliance by the end...

November 4, 2015

GPA's newest board member holds a Medical Doctor degree from the National University of Mexico and a Ph.D. in Immunology from Cornell University at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Tere currently works at Genentech developing biomarkers for Crohn's disea...

September 15, 2015

Video by Janet Jarman

On September 1, 2015, the New York Times highlighted the vital role traditional midwives in Chiapas play, and the dire situations they are their communities face, especially during obstetric emergencies. In Chiapas, for every 100,000 women who give...

May 7, 2015

Photo: Rosa, a traditional midwife in Chiapas, Mexico and her apprentice and daughter, Reynalda.



You can help us improve the quality of life for women and children in Latin America by making a gift to Global Pediatric Alliance in your mom's honor!


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May 7, 2015

On a recent site visit to Guatemala in May 2015, GPA's Small Grants Director Monika Jarosz and the Executive Director Stacey Ramirez were recognized by the Mayor's Office of the Municipality of San Martín Jilotepeque for helping to bring clean water to 100 of the 179 r...

April 18, 2015


Gpa will be a judge at the World Affairs Council's IDEA WORKSHOP at the Hult Net Impact Conference for Impactful Careers. Participants organized into teams will be tasked with developing a solution and viable business model to a current global issue. Want to explore c...

April 8, 2015

Findings from the IDEAS Project of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, show strong evidence that strategies using community health workers and traditional birth attendants (TBAs) to provide care  are cost-eff...

April 7, 2015



High in the mountainous region of Simojovel, in the southern state of Chiapas, Mexico, known for its amber mining under rough conditions, life can seem isolated from the more bustling city of San Cristóbal de las Casas, nearly four hours away by car, when it’s not ra...

December 18, 2014

We are excited to announce that every donation from now through the end of December will be matched by the Chapin Trust, a long-time supporter of GPA. This means your donation will go even further in funding lifesaving programs for women and children in Mexico and Guat...

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San Francisco, CA  94164









Photos courtesy of Marcella Spera, Monica

Jarosz, Nikhol Esteras, and Stacey Ramirez

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Global Pediatric Alliance seeks to promote grassroots empowerment and improve child and maternal health by providing educational, technical, and financial support for community-based health projects in Latin America.

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