Fact sheet, presents facts about young adolescent pregnancies and answers the question: What needs to be done to promote the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and to prevent adolescent mothers and their babies from dying in pregnancy?
In this short video, Dr Mathai talks about maternal mortality. Although the number of global maternal deaths have fallen dramatically in the last 20 years, maternal mortality remains unacceptably high. Many of deaths can be attributed to conditions such as high blood pressure, bleeding during pregnancy, bleeding after child birth, prolonged labour or infection. However,… Read more
Dr. Angela Obasi, Rachael Thomson and Dr. Rachel Tolhurst of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) were recently awarded £150,000 by the Medical Research Council Public Health Intervention Development Scheme (PHIND) to investigate novel interventions aimed at delaying early marriage and pregnancy in Eastern Sudan. The project is to be run in conjunction with… Read more