Africa: Global Shortage of 900,000 Midwives Threatens Lives and Health – Report

[UNFPA] Erbil. Iraq/United Nations — A 35-year-old pregnant woman came to our clinic with abdominal pain," recalled Hawrin Yousif, a 27-year-old midwife in the Khazir displacement camp in the Kurdistan Region of northern Iraq. "After conducting a medical check-up, I understood that she had been going through early labour for the last five hours and urgently needed to be taken to the maternity hospital in Erbil."Read the Original Article