Like many women in Zambia, when Ngoza Simwanza was pregnant with her firstborn child, she relied on a Traditional Birth Attendant to address complications. The consequences were dire. Today, she advocates for every woman to have access to safe medical care.
Traditional Birth Attendants
The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incident
Last week, I had yet another opportunity of travelling up North Nigeria. This time, my destination together with our programs coordinator, Afolabi Imoru Ibrahim was Zamfara. Yes, you heard me!