Designing Better Access for Pregnant Women in the Last Mile

February 10, 2020

A new public-private partnership designs better access to prenatal care for the woman in the rural areas of Haiti. Pregnant for the first time, Carole lives in poverty in the…

A Mother loses her fight to survive in a ditch in Haiti

November 10, 2015

(The following story contains subject matter and visual images of a graphic nature; the subject matter may cause emotional discomfort. The family of the woman whose story is presented here…

Pre-Eclasmpsia

October 3, 2015

Welcome back, reader!! I know it’s been a while, so let’s not waste another minute.  Let’s talk about hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). Hypertension, or high blood pressure, in pregnancy…

The Three B’s

August 13, 2015

Welcome back, reader! This week I am dealing with the task of planning our eighth mobile prenatal clinic in Haiti.  The undertaking of saving the lives of pregnant women in…

Defying The Limits

August 5, 2015

Welcome back, reader! I chose the best career path ever: the life of an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN).  It has been an extraordinary journey and I want to share with you the…

Mimsi Says Hello!

July 23, 2015

Hello!! My name is Dr Winfred S Tovar, and I am a board-certified obstetrician / gynecologist.  I created MIMSI International, a nonprofit organization whose objective is to reduce significantly maternal…

A Mimsi Day

January 26, 2015

I spend my days now in the mobile prenatal clinic in a corner of the arranged room performing ultrasounds on our new patients and follow-up ultrasounds on some of our…