maternal and child health'S ARCHIVE

  • A new study, titled ‘A Price Too High to Bear,’ was conducted from 2011 to 2013 by Family Care International (FCI), the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), and the KEMRI-CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration. It shows that far too often a maternal death is directly linked to neonatal mortality. Among the 59 maternal deaths examined, only […]

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  • Hasna Muktar, a traditional birth attendant in remote Sankuri village in northern Kenya, has met her share of challenges while delivering babies, from snakebites and threatening hyenas to the choking fumes of kerosene lamps that are widely used to provide a feeble light at night-time deliveries. But that last problem, at least, is now being overcome, […]

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