Sepsis – how can we save mothers & babies?

Sepsis – how can we save mothers & babies?

The World Health Organisation defines maternal sepsis as follows: “Maternal sepsis is a life-threatening condition defined as organ dysfunction resulting from infection during pregnancy, child-birth, post-abortion, or post-partum period”. Dr David Lissauer, leading...
Saving mothers’ lives with women’s groups

Saving mothers’ lives with women’s groups

Women themselves can be life savers if they get together to plan and prioritise. We’ve been working with a world-class team at UCL to analyse the evidence from clinical studies where women came together within their community to identify problems they have in...
Clinical Officers & Caesarians

Clinical Officers & Caesarians

Clinical Officers and Caesareans In sub-Saharan Africa there are simply not enough doctors to go around. So Clinical Officers (COs) are often the only people who can carry out life saving operations such as caesarean section. However, before our work, there was...