Here is another interview from Sierra Leone, this time with a front line midwife called Elizabeth, focusing on the particular challenges she faces on the labour ward.
Archive of ‘Birth Attendants’ Stories’ category
In this short interview from Sierra Leone, Mrs Beatrice Y Tommy, District health Sister from the District Health Management Team, Moyamba talks about the importance of clinical skills training in Obstetrics.
I made a flying visit (no pun intended – it was a quick visit due to us being way behind schedule!!) to the Maternity Hospital, Souissi, in Rabat, Morocco on August 9th.
Dr Sanae Abakka, a senior trainee in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, showed me around the delivery suite and high risk antenatal ward, which together cater for about 16,500 deliveries per year from Rabat and the surrounding areas.
The main reason for maternal death in here is postpartum haemorrhage (massive bleeding after childbirth)
View the interview here:
Coming soon! Working in sub-Saharan different is different to what I have come to expect in Newcastle, UK. I want to meet the caregivers on the ground in sub-Saharan Africa and to understand their working environments.