Category: Childbirth

  • Pregnant women at risk in Malawi as drug shortage prevents caesareans

    Patients travelling long distances to find surgery cancelled as lack of anaesthetics shuts operating theatres in half of hospitals Almost half of Malawi’s district hospitals have closed their operating theatres due to a dire shortage of anaesthetics. Maternity care has been affected by a lack of drugs, said doctors. Surgery, including caesareans, has been cancelled […]