10th anniversary Mbale’s world class maternal and neonatal research centre

The Sanyu Africa Research Centre (SAfRI) is a world-class research centre that focuses on maternal and newborn health. Since being registered ten years ago, it is going from strength to strength. Origins The founding organisations for SAfRI were the Ministry of Health, Uganda; Makerere University; Busitema University; Mbale Regional Referral Hospital; and the University of…

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Hidden cost of COVID: keeping life saving research on track

  A hidden cost of COVID-19: knocking life-saving research and solutions off course Every two minutes a woman dies somewhere in the world from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth 94% of all maternal deaths occur in low and lower middle-income countries In 2019, 1 birth in every 16 seconds were stillborn   Two…

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Launch of first ever global maternal & new-born health podcast

The SanyuSisters

Two friends and early career researchers, passionate about global maternal and new-born health have joined together to unite researchers across the world through the first podcast of its kind “SanyuSisters Podcast” The presenters, or sisters, are Dr Teesta Dey and Dr Amber Wilson, both obstetrics trainees in the North West and passionate, enthusiastic early career…

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