Saving lives at birth

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    A mother plays with her young son in the Kenyan village of Mwea. (Kenya, 2009)

    Every two minutes, a woman dies in childbirth.Deaths during childbirth are particularly challenging to address because problems that arise in childbirth create emergency situations with a narrow window of a few minutes to a few hours to intervene. Solving this problem requires effective preventive measures or treatments provided rapidly to women and newborns, often at home or in rural clinics. A new landmark initiative, Saving Lives at Birth is setting the stage for groundbreaking prevention and treatment approaches for women and newborns, including family planning and nutritional interventions, in rural, low-resource settings.

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    N+C Photo, 16:9clue, and 39 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. 16:9clue 50 months ago | reply

      Extraordinary scene, marvellous tonalities and bokeh.

    2. Rashard&Erika 50 months ago | reply

      Amazing photo!

    3. pictureobsessed 50 months ago | reply

      Love the photo, it speaks loudly! The program sounds like a wonderful opportunity for woman!

    4. RL Mulholland 50 months ago | reply

      what a beautiful capture!! well done

    5. Tew Poyin 50 months ago | reply

      So lovely. : )

    6. Malia León  50 months ago | reply

      Beautiful moment!

    7. RobertaBRG [deleted] 50 months ago | reply


    8. Lisiane Mellegari Fotografias 50 months ago | reply

      Que foto maravilhosa, parabéns pelo registro!

    9. Bastien Morel 50 months ago | reply

      Beatiful colors :) :)


    10. adwoagyimah 34 months ago | reply

      Priceless moment!

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