Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia)

PMNCH constituency

Non-governmental organization

Focal point

Mrs Karen Gryst


Chief Executive Officer

Health focus

  • Maternal/Reproductive Health
  • Newborn Health

Priority action area(s)

  • Broker knowledge and innovation for action

Mission statement

The Birthing Kit Foundation (Australia) works with organisations and communities to provide a clean birthing environment for women in developing countries in order to reduce the incidence of infant and maternal mortality.

We respect peoples' dignity and values and work according to principles of basic human rights. We raise awareness, provide support and resources and act as a catalyst for the creation of birth attendant training programmes and community development projects.


A world in which all women have access to safe birthing practices, regardless of race, religion, culture, history or socio-economic status.

Values Statement

"Every woman has the right to a clean and safe childbirth"



Organization e-mail:

Full address:

PO Box 330, Belair SA 5052




Number of staff:

Scope of work:

Year established:

WHO Region:

Western Pacific