Medical methods for first trimester abortion have been demonstrated to be both safe and effective. Regimens that combine mifepristone or methotrexate with a prostaglandin such as misoprostol are more efficacous than a prostaglandin alone.
In this video, Prof. Sally Grantham-McGregor discusses the importance of early childhood development. She argues that the main reasons for a child not reaching his or her full potential are partly nutritional, party health related and partly due to psychosocial stimulation or the quality of the home environment. She goes on to explain that how well… Read more
Welcoming a child into the world should always be a joyous occasion. Yet the tragedy remains: many women in low and middle income countries still continue to die during pregnancy, delivery or after childbirth. Every year, about 287,000 women die worldwide due to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Half of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa,… Read more