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Photo of the Day: New mom, Kenya
October 14, 2011 by The IRC
|Photo: Sven Torfinn/SV|
The International Rescue Committee focuses on medical care for women -- like this Somali refugee -- during and after pregnancy to ensure that they and their children stay safe and healthy. Community health workers follow a woman from prenatal care through delivery and follow up with immunizations and education on proper nutrition and good hygiene.