Mamás del Río is an innovative program of the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) that aims to improve the health of women and families living in rural areas through the design of interventions based on scientific evidence.
In rural areas 4 times more newborns and 2 times more pregnant women die
70% of women in rural communities give birth at home, without the presence of trained health personnel.


Pregnant women benefited


Community agents, midwives and trained health personnel


Home visits to pregnant women made

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