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Senegal: saving the lives of mothers and babies

A woman gynaecologist examines a pregnant patient.
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Gynaecologist Dr Marième Samba examines one of the pregnant women. These patients are often referred to the health centre by the 12 sanitary posts in the area. They are lucky to be helped by trained personnel who can detect complications at an early stage and deal with them.

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