As governments fail to make good on healthcare funding promises, women in sub-Saharan Africa have a one in 16 chance of dying in pregnancy or childbirth.
Jordan Jarvis has returned from spending six months in Kenya as part of an internship through the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF).
Emily Royal, who grew up in Brockville, has recently returned from a six-month internship in Ethiopia. From June until mid-December, Royal worked with the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), and helped provide health programming to those in need in the African nation.
Royal Philips and the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) announced that they will work closely together in an innovative shared-value partnership model designed to bring about a structural improvement in the healthcare infrastructure and healthcare provision on the African continent.
Tommy Simmons, Italy Director for AMREF, visited South Sudan and reports back on AMREF's work providing emergency health care.