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pelamutunzi's picture

He didn’t have to go, he didnt have to go NO he didnt have to go.............

My sister’s baby was born after a difficult labour that ended in a caesarean operation. Her waters burst and for over 48 hours nothing happened and the nurses where just waiting for normal labour. … Read More»

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Maternal Health

Maternal Health By Stella Danso Addai … Read More»

Greengirl's picture

If only…!

The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incident … Read More»

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Reducing Maternal Mortality in Soroti, Uganda

At Teso Safe Motherhood Project (TSMP) in Soroti, Uganda, we have a catchment area unlike any other health center. … Read More»

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Response by Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL)

Maternal mortality is still a huge problem in Afghanistan, where being pregnant and giving birth are a risky business. … Read More»

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Compassionate Care for Mothers and Success in Maternal Health in Uganda

I am the Executive Director of a US-based organization, International Midwife Assistance (IMA). … Read More»

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Eyewitness to a home birth in the city

“Ana, please, one more time,” Ana’s mother exhorted, as she dipped closer to her daughter’s head, clasping tight Ana’s right hand, running her left hand over her daughter’s cropped hair. … Read More»

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Maternal deaths trippled in Cameroon in 22 years

Maternal death rate in Cameroon is triple since 1991 when the millennium development goals were proposed. The rate has skyrocketed from 210 to 690 per 100.000 live births. What accounts to this? … Read More»

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Love turned brutal

Auntie, "I have been discharged,” echoed a voice on the other side of the phone. "Oh thank God" I replied. … Read More»




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