Seydou Drabo

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OBJECTIVE To investigate mortality in women in Burkina Faso in the 4 years following a life-threatening near-miss obstetric complication and to identify the medical, social and health-care-related causes of death. METHODS In total, 1014 women were recruited after hospital discharge and followed for up to 4 years: 337 had near-miss complications and 677(More)
This paper examines the concept of vulnerability in the context of maternal morbidity and mortality in Burkina Faso, an impoverished country in West Africa. Drawing on a longitudinal cohort study into the consequences of life-threatening or 'near miss' obstetric complications, we provide an in-depth case study of one woman's experience of such morbidity and(More)
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