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?
We know that there is a health worker crisis in Africa. We’ve heard that nurses and midwives are part of the solution. So, what do we do about it? At the African Medical & Research Foundation (AMREF), we are actively engaged in health programmes and policy formulation with Ministries of Health across Africa. Our health… Read more
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