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The Edge of Joy

Tweet This is an excerpt from the documentary film The Edge of Joy by filmmaker Dawn Shapiro. The film examines maternal mortality at the Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital in the Kano region of Nigeria. It is one of the busiest … Continue reading

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Mat Red – Safer Childbirth in Bangladesh

Tweet Medical technology need not be sophisticated to be effective Original article can be found at The Economist “EVEN in rich countries childbirth is not a tidy affair. On an earthen floor in a dimly lit home in Bangladesh it … Continue reading

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Statement on the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities

Tweet “The day of birth is the most dangerous day in the life of a woman and her child,” stated commission co-chair Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway in today’s announcement (March 27, 2012).

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Have A Heart

Tweet The number one cause of maternal mortality all over the world is hemorrhage. You can save the life of a mother for less than the cost of a U.S. postage stamp. Together we can make a difference!. Have a … Continue reading

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What happens when a Mother dies?

Tweet One mother dies every 90 seconds For every woman that dies, another 20 suffer from injury, infection or disease.Women who are poor or uneducated are at increased risk.

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