The truth about unsafe abortion

Faustina Fynn-Nyame | Lancet Global Health Blog |  “There are just 500 days left to achieve the UN’s Millennium Development Goals. Established to drive global development and end poverty, the goal on maternal health is lagging behind and remains the most off-track. As world leaders debate their progress and what should take their place, we […]

Unsafe surgery: a question of gender and economics

By Sarah Kessler, Head of Outreach at Lifebox Foundation, a global health non-governmental organization making surgery safer in low-resource countries.   “So the question,” asked Lesong Conteh, health economist and Lancet Commissioner, “is how do you relate the importance of surgery, how do you get people’s attention?” It’s a question that a lot of great minds […]