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Madam Beatrice Iddrisu Plays her Part in Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality

Madam Beatrice Iddrisu Plays her Part in Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality

Auntie B, as she is affectionately called, has taken upon herself to always educate mothers on exclusive breastfeeding with the least opportunity she gets. As part of her duties as a midwife, she regularly moves around the health facility educating mothers on exclusive breastfeeding from the general OPD to the Ante Natal Clinic.

The government of Ghana declared maternal mortality a national emergency in 2008 bringing some urgency to how the issue was being handled.

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