The Guardian Weekly: Primary needs for better health

24 JULY 2009

24 JULY 2009 - By the time Beatrice Kollie reached the John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, there was little that doctors could do aside from watch her bleed to death. They saved her baby boy, only to watch him return, malaria-ridden and malnourished a month later, after relatives said they couldn't afford to care for him.