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How We Can Save Nearly Half A Million Lives This Year....

(0) Comments | Posted 22 January 2016 | (14:16)

Giving birth to a stillborn infant is a tragedy for any parent and their family. These babies die either in late pregnancy or during the process of giving birth; deaths earlier than 28 weeks are called miscarriages.

According to the latest statistics on stillbirths published in The Lancet...

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Breaking the Sound of Silence on Syphilis

(1) Comments | Posted 28 February 2013 | (13:48)

In more than twenty years of working in the field of global medicine, no disease I have encountered is as senseless as congenital syphilis. I will always remember a field trip to Haiti a few years back when I encountered a woman who had experienced the trauma of multiple stillbirths...

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Dying for the Lack of a Simple Test

(0) Comments | Posted 13 June 2012 | (01:00)

Each year, millions of people die simply because doctors and nurses lack the tools to diagnose their illness, or are misdiagnosed because of poor quality tests.

Today, I'm speaking at the Pacific Health Summit on the importance of harmonising the regulation of diagnostic tests. Having worked in diagnostics for...

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