Tagged: Health and Education for All

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Having almost died in child birth, nineteen year old Harakat is in great pain as she lies on her burka at Faizabad Maternity Hospital. Credit: Alixandra Fazzina/Oxfam

When the UN meets this week to discuss the Millennium Development Goals maternal mortality will be high on the agenda. The target to cut the rate by three quarters by 2015 is the most severely off-track of all the MDGs.

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Over 1 million people submitted a wish for the G8 leaders to keep the promises they made in 2005. Photo: Oxfam

This July the eight richest countries – the G8 – met in Japan to talk about global poverty and climate change. The outcome however failed to deliver the breakthroughs that are so urgently needed.

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Enrolled Nurse, Miriam Chisizwa, age 45 takes the blood pressure of patient Agnes Colinto. Credit: Abbie Trayler-Smith/Oxfam

A doctor when you need one. Medicines you can afford. Clean water to drink and enough food to keep you healthy. Millions of people are going without these basic things, every single day.

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It’s a sensational feeling to change the health of a village. It motivates me daily to work hard for the people

This is Emilien. He’s a doctor at the district hospital in Angsongo, Mali. He’s also something of a miracle worker.

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Afsana, teacher, India

Afsana is a teacher at Kassmandi Khund School in India. She refuses to let tradition stand in the way of her making a difference.

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Fatouma Sadou, obstetrician nurse, Angsongo, Mali.

Fatouma Sadou is an obstetrician nurse at the district hospital in Angsongo, Mali. She is determined to succeed against the odds.

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