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All Posts Tagged With: "maternal mortality"

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

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Birth of a Surgeon: Full Episode

The 2009 update of Birth of a Surgeon captures one woman’s story on the frontlines of improving maternal mortality in Africa.

Jul 16th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Audio: Maternal Mortality in the U.S. vs. Africa

Hear about the imbalance of high-tech maternal health care in the United States vs. the developing world.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Birth of a Surgeon: Helping Mothers in Sub-Saharan Africa

Learn how you can help efforts to improve maternal health in Africa.

Jul 14th, 2009 | Comments

Two Emmy Nominations for WIDE ANGLE!

Lord's Children and Birth of a Surgeon are nominated for Emmys!

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

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: Global Maternal Mortality

See the top ten best -- and worst -- countries for maternal mortality.

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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