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13:30
13:30

Number of Caesarean Births Set to Increase-WHO MOH

The rise in the number of C-sections is a concern to doctors. They say that while a caesarean birth can be an essential and life-saving surgery, it can put women and babies at unnecessary risk of short-and long-term health problems if performed when there is no medical need.
17:47
17:47

C-section Births in Uganda's Private Hospitals is 4 Times Higher Than WHO Standard Maternal Health 1 Top story

According to the report released by the health ministry, 72 percent births at Nakasero Hospital and 51% at Nsambya are by C-section. The health ministry says there is need to investigate the high C-section rates in private hospitals which is about 4 times above the 10 - 15% that WHO considers acceptable
07:12
07:12

Nakasero Hospital Leads in C-Sections-Health Sector Report Ministry of Health 1 1 Top story

Sarah Opendi, the State Health Minister, attributes the increasing number of C-sections to a change in the mindset of expectant mothers. “Many girls today are scared to have natural deliveries. They think that they will enlarge them. So, they go for C-section not knowing the risks associated with it,” Opendi said.
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