Ebola lessons spur on Sierra Leone's fight against maternal deaths

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from Thomson Reuters Foundation
Published on 14 Sep 2016 View Original

Maternal deaths were on the decline in Sierra Leone until 2013 - having halved since 1990 - then Ebola struck

By Kieran Guilbert

FREETOWN, Sept 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rushing from one pregnant woman to another in the antenatal ward of Sierra Leone's main maternity hospital, Josephine Powells, a midwifery student, is all too aware of the danger facing the dozens of expecting mothers under her care.

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