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‘We put sanitiser on top of the blood’: what a lack of water means for midwives in Malawi!

Eunice Kalimbira’s hospital in Malawi has no water supply for days, and due to this obstetricians, cannot wash the blood after helping pregnant women give birth. They are using the mattress as sanitary napkins, and sanitizer is more valuable than blood. All the midwives in the hospitals apply sanitizer on the hands, thinking that they …

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