If this were Jeopardy!, todayâ€™s Final Jeopardy! clue would be:Umbilical cord ties + alcohol pads + gloves + the Princeton Tec Fuel + some other random stuff combine to form the contents of this kit.Got the right answer?
What is: Direct Reliefâ€™s Traditional Birth Attendant Kit?
Direct Relief partners with global med-tech company BD to provide training for, and distribute these kits to midwives in Ghana, Africa. The midwives then use the kits to assist with more than 80-percent of local births in the Tolon-Kumbungu District.Â Direct Relief aims big. The organizations goal Â is to â€œprovide medical assistance to improve the quality of life for people victimized by poverty, disaster and civil unrest.â€Â Weâ€™re good with thatâ€”and subsequently glad that through their programs, weâ€™ve had the opportunity to outfit midwives in Africa with 500-plus new headlamps.Â Praise the almighty headlamp!