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Pakistan: Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Peshawar Women's Hospital

06 Jul 2016

In 2011, Médecins Sans Frontières opened a hospital dedicated to women living in rural areas in northeastern Pakistan. Pakistan is amongst the countries with the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality. Five years on, Peshawar Women’s Hospital admits around 85 patients every week and safely delivers more than 4,700 babies each year. Catherine Moody celebrates the 5th Anniversary of Peshawar Women's Hospital and explains the role of the hospital in northeastern Pakistan and its achievements so far.