Caesarean births ‘boom’ is endangering women’s lives in Bangladesh

Tuesday 22 August 2017

Save the Children is among those working to turn the tide and improve access for all to quality healthcare in Bangladesh while reducing the number of unnecessary C-sections. Part of that work includes running a midwife training programme in partnership with the UN Population Fund to help address the shortage. We’ve also turned to public campaigning, teaming up with the International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research in Bangladesh and other like-minded organisations to launch, “Stop Unnecessary Cesarean Section”. Read the full article written by our Deputy Country Director Ishtiaq Mannan in Asian Correspondent.