Infant, midwifery, and postnatal care2018-03-17T18:39:32+00:00

Infant, midwifery, and postnatal care

In many developing countries where MAF operates, a pregnant woman may walk several days in the hopes of seeing a doctor. This at a time when she and her unborn child are most vulnerable. MAF helps bridge the gap between those in need and the doctors, nurses, and midwives who are able to help.

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Medevac twins still thriving at five in Timor-Leste

Back in 2013, MAF Timor-Leste received an urgent call to help 23-year-old Elizita Cardoso, a young mother whose joy at expecting twins turned to fear when she began to show signs of pre-eclampsia pregnancy complications.The speedy delivery of both babies was vital, but living in the rural town of Suai, [...]

Healthcare brings hope for the Turkana

The Turkana are some of Kenya’s most isolated and disadvantaged people. An estimated 90% of this pastoralist community live below the poverty line. Serving them are a team of roughly 20 healthcare workers at a small medical clinic in Lokichogio. The clinic, run by African Inland Church, focuses on [...]

Unscheduled opportunities to serve

Mission Aviation Fellowship’s work in Arnhem Land provides Aboriginal homelands and communities with access to healthcare, education and development opportunities. Gangan is a remote inland river community in East Arnhem Land. Despite being one of the larger homelands, it still takes 7 hours by road to reach the town facilities [...]

Critical care in Mongolia

Our work week started with an urgent call to pick up a baby suffering from a serious illness. The alarm clock was set for 3 am on Monday morning. At 5 o’clock we took off from our base at Ulaanbaatar international airport and headed off to Arvaikheer, municipal capital [...]

Restoration of the Forgotten

MAF Assists Missionaries in Helping the Turkana People of Lokichoggio in Northern Kenya in an Ever-Expanding Ministry of Schools, Evangelism, Community Development, and Food Distribution. After serving MAF on and off in Chad, Kenya and Sudan since the eighties – KeA as a pilot and Birgitta with bookkeeping and [...]

Refugee Crisis Escalates in Eastern DRC

In early 2018, violence caused refugees to flood Bunia, DRC. Refugee camps sprang up but they were ill-equipped. MAF helped by purchasing food, cooking pots, and some other supplies. Violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has caused thousands of displaced people to flood the city of [...]

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