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BACKGROUND In June of 2010, an antenatal ultrasound program to perform basic screening for high-risk pregnancies was introduced at a community health care center in rural Uganda. Whether the addition of ultrasound scanning to antenatal visits at the health center would encourage or discourage potential patients was unknown. Our study sought to evaluate(More)
In under-resourced communities, there are several preventable pregnancy complications that can lead to significant maternal or perinatal morbidity and mortality when left untreated. The lack of access to prenatal imaging is one of many factors that contribute to the greater mortality rates in such populations. Analysis of the most common complications(More)
Cartilaginous fish are particularly vulnerable to anthropogenic stressors and environmental change because of their K-selected reproductive strategy. Accurate data from scientific surveys and landings are essential to assess conservation status and to develop robust protection and management plans. Currently available data are often incomplete or incorrect(More)
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