UCSF's Miller Speaks to BBC About Life-Saving Anti-Shock Garment

The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd reports on the MacArthur Foundation's multi-million dollar initiative to drastically cut the mortality rate of women worldwide who die from complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Suellen Miller, CNM, PhD, was interviewed to talk about maternal mortality in developing countries and her studies that show how the low-tech non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) can save mothers' lives. Miller is associate professor in the UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services and director of the Safe Motherhood Programs of the UCSF Women's Global Health Imperative. Related Links: Maternal Health Focus of MacArthur Grant The World, Oct. 19, 2007 MacArthur Commits $11 Million to Further UCSF Work in Maternal Safety UCSF News Release, Oct. 19, 2007 Low-tech Garment Holds Promise in Preventing Maternal Death Related to Childbirth UCSF News Release, Feb. 27, 2006 UCSF Women's Global Health Imperative