Health workers who deliver: LUTH's resolve to help COVID-19 positive mothers give birth safely

When the reality of the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Nigeria, health officials at Lagos University Teaching Hospital prioritized preparatory training and created a COVID-19 volunteer team of responders. These efforts proved especially crucial when the need arose to provide care to women who were pregnant and positive for COVID-19. Although it was difficult to assemble a team who would handle the at-risk deliveries, the first attempt proved successful and the team has been able to expand their services since then.

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