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All Posts Tagged With: "Birth of a Surgeon"

Birth of a Surgeon: Introduction

(July 15, 2009) Birth of a Surgeon travels to Mozambique where, for the first time, midwives are being trained in advanced life-saving surgery. Suffering from an acute shortage of doctors, Mozambique's bold grassroots initiatives have cut the maternal death rate in half.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Resources

Find additional web-based resources about Mozambique and maternal health around the world.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

More Attention, But Less Funding for Reducing Maternal Mortality

The sluggish gains made in reducing maternal mortality over the past eight years may be reversed amid the global economic crisis.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

Poll: Do you think trained health workers in the developing world who have not completed medical school should be allowed to perform surgery?

Do you think trained health workers in the developing world who have not completed medical school should be allowed to perform surgery? Vote and view results now.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Video: American Midwives ‘Catch Babies’ in Hospitals

WIDE ANGLE explores the often misunderstood role of midwives in the U.S. We learn about who they are, what they do and where they practice.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

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Birth of a Surgeon: Video: Full Episode

Birth of a Surgeon captures one woman’s story on the frontlines of improving maternal mortality in Africa.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Audio: Public Health Experts on Maternal Death

WIDE ANGLE sat down with public health experts to discuss the causes of maternal death and the progress of mid-level, surgical clinicians who dot across Mozambique and the rest of the world.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Data: Mozambique and the U.N. Millennium Development Goals

The United Nations laid out the Millennium Development Goals, which sets targets to end extreme poverty around the world. Here's how Mozambique is doing.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Aaron Brown Interview: Dr. Margaret Chan

WIDE ANGLE interviews Dr. Margaret Chan, the director-general of the World Health Organization, and a passionate advocate for women’s health.

Jul 15th, 2008 | Comments

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