Maternal and Infant Mortality rates in the WORLD Help Edna to train and dispatch 1000 midwives throughout the country and save lives.
The health of the people of Somaliland is among the worst in Africa, with one of the highest Maternal and Infant Mortality rates in the world. Every year, one baby in eight dies in infancy while nearly 4000 Somali women die in childbirth. This tragedy can be attributed in large part to the long civil war which brought about the death or departure of nearly all of the country's trained health care professionals. READ MORE >