Survival vs Infectious Disease; Who Wins?

In most developing countries, many survive below the international poverty threshold (poverty line). The poverty threshold is the minimum amount of income sufficient for a person’s nutritional, shelter and clothing needs in a particular country. The international poverty line measures poverty in all countries using the same standard. In 2015, the international poverty line was revised toContinue reading “Survival vs Infectious Disease; Who Wins?”

Maternal and Neonatal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa; The choice between losing a life and gaining one

Child birth is supposed to be a beautiful thing, a happy moment as a new life is brought into the world. But in most low and middle income countries, child birth is a matter of life and death both for the mother and the child she is carrying. When a woman goes into labour, theContinue reading “Maternal and Neonatal Health in Sub-Saharan Africa; The choice between losing a life and gaining one”