Did you know that 830 women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy on a daily basis? 99% of these deaths happen in developing countries because of a lack of access to ultrasound technology. Ultrasound scans can help reduce pregnancy risks by assessing gestational age, identifying multiple fetuses, evaluating fetal orientation and presentation, and pinpointing placenta location, critical factors in ensuring a healthy pregnancy. With access to ultrasounds, over 90% of these fatalities can be avoided.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.fairphone.com/en/2023/11/15/the-fairphone-4-is-going-to-save-lives/