Birth In the Shadows : Protecting Mothers and Newborns in the Palestinian Refugee Camps – video

MedicalAid Palestine | Apr 28, 2011

Pregnancy and childbirth are vulnerable times for mothers and newborns across the world. But in the Palestinian refugee camps of Lebanon this vulnerability is magnified by poverty and neglect.

The dark, overcrowded camps set a precarious backdrop for pregnant women and their newborn infants. With no government, and few rights in Lebanon, MAP’s Maternal and Child Health works provides an opportunity for change and empowerment, and the protection of mothers and babies.

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