Sudan’s Midwives: Saving Lives One Mother at a Time

Video published by The World Bank

In 2006, the state of Kassala had the second highest rate of maternal mortality in the country. By 2010, this rate had significantly decreased, mainly because of the efforts of the Sudanese government and development partners to improve reproductive health by training midwives, providing nutritional supplements, raising awareness about reproductive health as well as improving rural roads to facilitate access to hospitals.

We see how Nora took the skills she learned during her training to practice prenatal and childbirth care in her home village.

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