Cape Coast, Ghana –– Medical oxygen has never been easy to come by in Ghana. In early 2020, the country was experiencing a shortage of oxygen supplies. Oxygen canisters were hard to find and expensive when they could be found at all. And then COVID-19 arrived, expanding the number of people who were experiencing respiratory
I want to take you on a journey. It begins in the busiest maternity hospital in Delhi more than 30 years ago, when as a young doctor, I was horrified at what I saw. It ends in the present day, in a small health center in Sierra Leone, where I watched midwives deliver respectful, quality
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – On a routine visit to her local health care provider, Martine Zoundi learned for the first time about the importance of getting screened for cervical cancer, especially for women who, like her, are living with HIV. The visit coincided with a World Cancer Day event sponsored by a nearby teaching hospital.