10,000 Happy Birthdays!


In most of the world, the day of birth is a day of celebration. But in the world’s poorest countries, it is a very different situation. There, 280,000 mothers and 2 million newborn babies die on the day of birth. Every year.

Most of these lives can be saved. Having a midwife with the right training, equipment and supportive environment present at birth makes all the difference.


You can help

To support the life-saving midwifes in Malawi and Zambia, join our fundraising campaign for 10,000 Happy Birthdays. With just a few simple steps, you can make a change and help birth attendants are there working, day and night, saving lives and creating Happy Birthdays.

How do I help save a life?

Raise awareness

- Wear something green

- Take a picture with our poster (remember to print it out in color) and post it on your Facebook page, or on Twitter with the hashtag #10KHappyBdays.

- Encourage your business contacts, friends and colleagues to do the same!

 

Donate

Give a donation on PayPal to Laerdal Global Health, and through 2016 that money will go to the 10,000 Happy Birthdays Campaign. All of the money raised will be matched by Laerdal Global Health, going twice as far!

 

Help save a life today

We are helping raise money for the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) to train and support Midwives in some of the world's poorest countries.

Our aim is to save the lives of 10,000 women and children in Malawi and Zambia.

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