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Who We Are
Global Initiative for Better Health (GIBH), Inc. is a non-profit founded with a mission to improve maternal and newborn health in Sub-Saharan Africa through improving quality of care in health facilities. GIBH is in the process of launching its first quality improvement project at Gandhi Memorial Hospital (GMH), a referral public hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, that is solely dedicated to serving high risk pregnant women and their newborns. GIBH is committed to creating a sustained and deep engagement while emphasizing local ownership. GIBH’s goal is to gradually transform GMH into a center of excellence in maternal and newborn health. Its long-term goal is to use the experience gained from this project to help improve quality of care in other hospitals in Ethiopia and other Sub-Saharan African countries.
GIBH will partner with local and global government and non-government agencies, and bilateral and multilateral institutions to advance its mission. Currently, GIBH is in the process of implementing health care projects in Ethiopia.
GIBH envisions healthy children, mothers, families and vibrant communities that are less hindered by health problems and who are actively engaged in pursuit of their wellbeing and betterment.
To improve the health of women, children, families and communities in Sub-Saharan Africa through crafting educational and training projects for health service professionals, hospital quality improvement and public health initiatives, and providing medical care and conducting medical missions.
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