Make obstetric care a priority, here and overseas

 Like most of Kenya, access to safe maternal care is limited, so on the outskirts of Nanyuki a small compound houses an Australian aid project that has partnered with a local mothers’ group to improve maternal healthcare practices.

It is hoped that through careful consultation and education with the nomadic Masai communities the alarming maternal mortality rate can be reduced and that disabilities arising from pregnancy related complications might be minimised.

So it is sad to read recent reports