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From despair to hope

8 November 2015

Mandera in north-eastern Kenya has often been described as “the worst place on earth to give birth”.

Mandera’s maternal mortality rate stands at 3,795 deaths per 100,000 live births, almost double that of wartime Sierra Leone at 2,000 deaths per 100,000 live births.

But Mandera also demonstrates what can be achieved with strong political leadership and strategic partnerships.

Read the full story in the Daily Nation here