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Sierra Leone and Ethiopia: Maternal Mortality by Jan Grarup (50 images)

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They give birth like women have done for thousands of years: alone and in excruciating pain. 350 000 mothers die every year in pregnancy or childbirth. Most of them lose their lives in countries that cannot even provide basic health care like drugs to stop bleeding after delivery or emergency cesearean sections. In Sierra Leone, for example, only four gynaecologists work to save the lives of women in the whole country of almost six million people. One in eight mothers die while giving...
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