birth related deaths

 
MSF’s Fezile Kanju – focused on saving the lives of mothers and children in Pakistan
MSF’s Fezile Kanju – focused on saving the lives of mothers and children in Pakistan
Part of marking Women’s Month is celebrating South African women who work to save the lives and ensure the health of women and mothers worldwide....
Sub-Saharan Africa ranks lowest for mothers
Sub-Saharan Africa ranks lowest for mothers
A baby in sub-Saharan Africa is seven times more likely to die on its first day of life than anywhere else in the world, according to the latest
Birth, a measure of progress
Birth, a measure of progress
Whatever continent or country you live in, childbirth should be a joyous occasion. But for millions of people around the world it is a time of...
The A to Z of opting for a C-section
The A to Z of opting for a C-section
Legend has it that when Aurelia Cotta was about to give birth to her son, Gaius Julius, a serious complication arose that had the attending doctor...
Maternal mortality under scrutiny
Maternal mortality under scrutiny
I met Nonkulelo* while interviewing women in the Eastern Cape about their experience of pregnancy and the public health system. She told me about...

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