How to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality to Save Our Future?
Sadia Malick |
• December 2019
As an experienced gynecologist and obstetrician, Dr. Sadia Malick raised the very crucial issue of maternal healthcare, during and after pregnancy. There is, indeed, no doubt that the third world countries struggle to maintain high standards of healthcare provision, especially to the deprived masses. Her talk focused on the causes of increasing rates of maternal and new born mortality as well as the reasons of stunted growth, and the steps we can take immediately to reduce them. She shared her experiences on how interventions can enable trauma stricken individuals and families to have renewed hope and happiness. Dr. Sadia Malick is the leading consultant at Early Pregnancy Unit Corniche Hospital, UAE. She has been practicing Obstetrics and Gynecology for over 25 years. She was been awarded the Women’s Leadership Award in Dubai. She has a profound interest in teaching and has received an excellence award in teaching from the University of Birmingham, UK. She has been working in the mountainous areas of KPK for over a decade on transport projects to help reduce maternal mortality. Currently, she is working in Azad Kashmir for establishing a women’s health training institute.