An expectant mother. (Photo/CherieJPhotography/Flickr)

Too Many Women Die During And After Childbirth In Sub-Saharan Africa: Here’s A Fix That Makes Economic Sense

Maternal mortality remains high around the world, with more than 303,000 women dying in pregnancy, childbirth or shortly afterwards. More than half of these deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa.


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A vial of blood that has been tested for HIV. (Photo/Jarun Ontarkal/Shutterstock).

40% More People On ARVs In Kenya Than There Were Four Years Ago, But Progress Against HIV Still Has Big Gaps

By 2030, the WHO says, there should be no new infections, no AIDS-related deaths and no stigma or discrimination related to the virus in the world.