Category Archives: infant mortality

Incentives for Better Family Planning in Developing Countries

When I read that the worlds’ population would soon reach 7 billion people, it wasn’t so much that we reached the next billion that was a surprise, it was the pace at which it happened.  Only 12 years after we … Continue reading

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Healthcare Challenges in Africa

A team of doctors were debriefing from a recent trip to visit hospitals in Kisumu and Mombasa . Their anecdotes were interesting. They commented on the fact that providers sometimes lack knowledge of current evidence-based practices. I wonder if this is because they don’t have access to current … Continue reading

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