In Haiti, health is a reflection of social inequity. Haiti has a grim distinction: the highest rate of mortality linked to child birth in the West.

  • Many women are unable to pay to receive adequate care to give birth safely, including those whose lives and pregnancies are at risk
  • MSF offers free obstetric care to women in the slums of the capital, Port-au-Prince
  • Since 2006, MSF has helped more than 24,000 women, 60 % of whom had complications