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This is Not a Delivery You Need to Refer to a Hospital


(Mothers at a community health clinic in Leribe District. (Photo courtesy of LeBoHa)

One out of 32 women in Lesotho dies from pregnancy and childbirth complications, and the country has the world’s third highest neonatal mortality rate. In Lesotho’s Leribe District, almost half of births happen at home, often without a skilled attendant, says MPH student Brittany Ranchoff, who completed her practicum with the -Boston University Family Medicine’s Global Health Collaborative’s Lesotho-Boston Health Alliance (LeBoHA).


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Get to know Family Medicine’s  2016-2017 intern class!

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Center for Global Health &                                    

The Center for Global Health & Development (CGHD) is a                           multidisciplinary applied research center based at the BU School                                School of Public Health. The center seeks to engage faculty                                            from across Boston University to help solve the critical global                               health and social development challenges of our time. The                                        mission of the center is to conduct high-quality, policy-                                                  and program-relevant applied research and to advocate for the                                   use of the research evidence to improve the or marginalized                                   health of low-incomepopulations around the world.

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