STORIES FOR CHANGE: Nurse Shortage, Malawi: malawi_0098

Lesnad Chatambalala , a registered nurse and widow with four children, reads a medical report of a new arrival on the night shift. The patient, a young girl, who was in labour for a long time and was referred by another medical facility so that she could undergo a C-section. The maternity ward, Bottom Hospital in Lilongwe. May 2004

Lesnad Chatambalala , a registered nurse and widow with four children, reads a medical report of a new arrival on the night shift. The patient, a young girl, who was in labour for a long time and was referred by another medical facility so that she could undergo a C-section. The maternity ward, Bottom Hospital in Lilongwe. May 2004