Blog: Mar 2017

The Sanyu bridge for poor mothers in rural Uganda

31 March 2017

by James Ditai

Edith Sanyu, is a Ugandan woman who was referred to Mulago hospital from a small village in Mbarara, western Uganda with obstructed labour. Her Uterus had ruptured, a hysterectomy was done and she was sent to the High Dependency Unit but later died. There was no blood available on that day yet she had bled excessively. Although not well known herself, she represents the many voiceless women around the world who suffer from lack of resources for maternal and...