Yemen: Mother and child care

18 January 2019

Last month we had at least 10 cases of children arriving dead on arrival, 4 out of the 10 were clearly as a result of traveling for several days," says Rachel Fletcher, coordinator of MSF’s Mother and Child Hospital. Pregnant women in Yemen are among the most vulnerable, traveling long and risky journeys while in labour to reach functional health facilities. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) provides life-saving medical care to people based only on need – irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. On the frontlines, our fieldworkers are courageous and committed doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. They focus on adapting care to the needs of people facing crises.

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