At a symposium organized by Muhimbili University of Health Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), a regional medical officer said that, “there was a significant difference between maternal deaths occurring on Fridays and those occurring on other days of the week in the year 2009 [in Tanzania].”
“Friday is for most workers a time for a prospective restful and joyous weekend. Unfortunately for mothers, it is the saddest day because that is when most of them die. Regional Medical Officer Dr. Godfrey Mtey revealed to a recent symposium in Dar es Salaam the sad finding from a research in the area…”
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