New York Times: Where life’s start is a deadly risk
23 MAY 2009
23 MAY 2009 | BEREGA, TANZANIA - The young woman had already been in labor for two days by the time she reached the hospital here. Now two lives were at risk, and there was no choice but to operate and take the baby right away.
It was just before dawn, and the operating room, powered by a rumbling generator, was the only spot of light in this village of mud huts and maize fields.