African women at high risk of death in pregnancyy
Lynn Eaton London
Death in pregnancy and childbirth is the biggest killer of women of childbearing age in developing countries, according to Dr Adrian Brown, chairman of the charity Maternity Worldwide. One in 16 women die in pregnancy or childbirth in Africa, compared with 1 in 4600 in the United Kingdom. The organisation has teamed up with body painter Julia Laderman and photographer Carolyn Cowan to highlight these women's situation.
For more details visit http://www.maternityworldwide.org/