Simulators to Combat Maternal Mortality in Sierra Leone

One of the world’s most dangerous places to have a baby is the small African nation of Sierra Leone. Maternal mortality rates in Sierra Leone see 1,360 mothers dying per 100,000 live births. This is the highest maternal mortality rate in the world, with countries such as Finland or Greece at the other end of […]

By Joanna Aitkens | Anatomy . Medical Education . Medical Simulation

Siamese Twins Remain a Mystery

Conjoined twins, also known as “Siamese twins”, are largely a mystery to the medical profession, however, advancements in medicine and surgical procedures are slowly resulting in miracles for families where successful separation can take place and the once-joined twins can go on to lead independent lives.

By Joanna | Medical Education