Archivio tag: maternity

Babies bearing brunt of Afghan wars

Decades of war in Afghanistan have left the health system in ruins, and the civilan population at severe risk by disease and injury.

The situation is especially grave for pregnant women. Afghanistan has some of the highest maternity and infant mortality rates in the world.

Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from the Children’s Hospital in the capital Kabul.
Categoria: Notizie e politica


Saving Soweto – From Cradle to Grave

Three out of ten pregnant women in South Africa today have HIV/Aids.

The Maternity Unit at Sowetos Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital delivers about 70 babies a day, many born HIV positive and who come into the world with no say in their care or management of the disease.