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All Posts Tagged With: "Mozambique"

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

World Links: Nearly 100 Dead in Peshawar Blast, Six U.N. Staffers Killed in Kabul

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 28th, 2009 | 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: Video: How Viewers Made A Difference

WIDE ANGLE viewer donations fund the purchase and installation of a new generator battery at the Rural Hospital of Manjacaze.

Jul 14th, 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: Resources

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

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

Wide Angle Wins Overseas Press Club Award

WIDE ANGLE's Birth of a Surgeon wins the Overseas Press Club award for the best international broadcast reporting showing concern for the human condition.

Apr 23rd, 2009 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Insurgent Reintegration Programs Around the World

Governments in Yemen, Singapore, Iraq, Mozambique, Columbia and El Salvador have used various approaches to reintegrate insurgents into civilian life.

Dec 24th, 2008 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 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

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