Reply: Nuanced criticism of health care

Of: Anders Molin

At the same time as the outside world's health investments have made it difficult for the recipient countries to plan and manage their own healthcare, the resources have saved millions of lives. This is what Anders Molin, Sida's expert on health assistance, writes in a reply to Björn Ekman.

October 30, 2014, Debate

Invest in midwives to save women's lives

Of: Anders Molin, Anna Nordfjell and Ingela Wiklund

Maternal mortality remains a major problem around the world. Approximately 40 million women a year give birth to children without access to trained staff. By scaling up the Swedish model with well-trained midwives who have the main responsibility for childbirth, maternal mortality can be drastically reduced, write Ingela Wiklund and Anna Nordfjell from the Swedish Midwifery Association and Anders Molin from Sida.

June 3, 2014, Debate