Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
The Rockefeller Foundation released a video ahead of Mother’s Day that got us right in the feels. But it also shed light on the fact that we lose so many moms, every day, simply because we don't have the interventions in place to prevent the very many things that can go wrong in pregnancy and childbirth.
While women in certain first-world countries are able to select C-sections for any reason, those in many African countries are unable to access what could be a life-saving service.
World Blood Donor Day is an annual event that is jointly sponsored by the World Health Organisation.
Outspoken advocate for home birth dies after birthing complications.
Maternal mortality is much higher in Africa, but all is not lost. Here's where the problem lies and how a group of over 1000 clinician investigators, who span over 30 African countries, are working tirelessly to improve surgical outcomes in Africa.
Our statistical analysis found that as the sex ratio at birth went up -- that is, more males were born -- so did life expectancy in a strongly related manner.
South Africa is an upper middle-income country that is achieving low-income country success when it comes to maternal health.
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