Tag Archives: Maternal death

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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The Taj Mahal: a Story of Eternal Love and Loss

Tweet After a very successful but tiring medical mission to Nepal I traveled with my friend and colleague Dr. Nancy Reynolds to visit my family in India.  We drove from Ilam, Nepal to Kakabitta and crossed the Mechi river bridge … 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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