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What We Do

As part of a professional organization, DGO is able to leverage in depth knowledge about the core components of a self sustaining, effective, regulated healthcare cadre to improve quality of care, client utilization, and sustainability throughout the world. Thirty years applying this knowledge in low resource settings has led to the development of comprehensive yet flexible approaches in: 


Some of DGO's recent projects and collaborations include:

  • Strengthening Midwifery Education inComprehensive Family Planning
  • Zambia Integrated Systems Strengthening Program (ZISSP)
  • Human Resources for Maternal Survival: Facilitating a Community of Practice for Non-Physician Clinicians (NPCs)
  • Developing a National Training Program for Life-Saving Skills in Namibia
  • Partnerships for Transforming Health (PATHS2) in Nigeria
  • ACNM/CORE Group Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies Initiative
  • HBLSS Guatemala
  • Scaling Up Family Planning (SUFP) in Zambia
  • SHaRP: Strengthening Human Resources in Partnership, Zambia & Kenya

To learn more about these projects click here.




Check out the workshops held at this year’s annual meeting!



WK02 - Disaster Preparedness & Response Workshop for Midwives
Tuesday, May 13, 8:00am – 4:00pm
CEUs: 0.7 Pharmacology Hours: 1

WK04 - Helping Babies Breathe Master Trainer Workshop
Tuesday, May 13, 8:15am – 5:45pm
CEUs: 0.85

WK05 - Global Health Competencies: Effective Teaching Skills
Tuesday, May 13, 8:00am – 4:00pm
CEUs: 0.7

Click here for more information






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