Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 1991
C.A.I.S do Parto
This description of Suely Carvalho Neves's work was prepared when Suely Carvalho Neves was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1991.
Introduction
For Suely Carvalho, the solution to healthier and happier births, especially among the underprivileged, lies in using natural procedures with the help of well-trained midwives. Suely, a nursing midwife herself, plans to revitalize this dying profession by creating a strong network of these professionals and creating birth centers designed to provide appropriate services for women in labor.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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