Pulitzer Center Features Articles On Maternal Health Care In Guinea

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting features two articles on maternal health care in Guinea.

Pulitzer Center: Guinea: Realities of Maternity Care
“The West African nation of Guinea has some of the world’s highest rates of maternal and infant death. For families that can afford improved medical facilities and services at private health institutions, money can buy higher quality maternity care. But for the over 70 percent of Guineans living in poverty, this is not an option…” (Camara, 2/11).

Pulitzer Center: Maternity Care at Guinea’s First Private Clinic
“At certain times of the year at the clinic in Conakry, electricity comes on only at night and piped water is available only one day a week in the morning. Such was the case when I visited the Centre Medical, the first private clinic in Guinea, in January 2013…” (Camara, 2/11).