- Jun 3, 2020
Sisters of Notre Dame are working to reduce maternal mortality rates in Africa.
Pope Francis has long praised entrepreneurs for their creativity, zeal and commitment to the projects they launch, and he has often advocated for these personalities to employ greater creativity and a joining of forces to tackle global problems such as poverty and inequality.
The Catholic Medical Mission Board is adding a new surgical unit and a blood bank to a hospital in South Sudan, offering better care to a country with one of the highest maternal mortality rates.
One of the arguments used by campaigners seeking to overturn Chile’s restrictive abortion law is that of health. Yet, according to one of the country’s leading experts, the country has Latin America’s best maternal mortality rates precisely because of the abortion ban.