Hours before going into surgery in Kisumu County Referral Hospital in February 2022, Evaline Akoth spent time with her husband, 16-year-old son, and two young daughters. These nearly became her last memories: Evaline experienced complications after surgery and suffered a cardiac arrest. “I woke up three days later in a different room from the one
Dr. Doris Mbithi, one of just three obstetrician-gynecologist surgeons serving the entirety of Kenya’s Makueni County, was on her way to a morning meeting at the Mother and Child Hospital, the maternity section of the county’s largest referral facility, when she was alerted about an incoming patient. The woman, several weeks post-delivery, was bleeding profusely.
AMPLI – PPHI Accelerating Measurable Progress and Leveraging Investments for Postpartum Hemorrhage Impact Did you know? Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide. AMPLI-PPHI will catalyze early adoption and scale-up of new and recently recommended drugs to prevent or treat PPH in high-burden countries as part of an integrated package of