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Overworked, underpaid midwives diligently serving Ugandan women

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Midwives of Mubende Hospital display signs encouraging more support and compassion for health workers at a Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative launch

Overworked, underpaid midwives diligently serving Ugandan women

By Gloria Nakajubi

She looked into her face, eyes barely open. The contractions were becoming rather painful. In a soft, reassuring voice the woman said, “Yes, you can do it! Just hang in there a little longer.” With clenched teeth, heavy breath, she murmured inaudibly

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