November 13, 2020
Every day 800 women die from preventable childbirth-related illnesses. Most of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa where four out of five unattended births take place. It was stats like this that got me excited to spend this summer working forJacaranda Health, an innovative chain of maternity health clinics in Nairobi, Kenya. Hearing so much about the painful problem, I wanted to be a part of the solution.