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All Posts Tagged With: "doctor substitutes"

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: 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

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