Etinosa Yvonne

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Location: Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Biography: Etinosa Yvonne (b. 1989) is a self-taught documentary photographer and visual artist born and brought up in Nigeria. She works with various art forms including photos and videos.  The primary focus of her work is the exploration of... MORE
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Copyright Etinosa Yvonne 2022
Date of Work Feb 2019 - May 2019
Updated May 2019

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May 2012,  Zainab gave birth to her first child, a baby boy. Shortly after giving birth, Zainab haemorrhaged. With the advice of a Doctor, she agreed to take Tranexamic Acid which helped stop the bleeding. Zainab is convinced that the drug saved her life.

Although Tranexamic Acid has been proven to help stop women from bleeding after giving birth thereby reducing the risk of dying during childbirth, it is still not available in all medical facilities in Nigeria. Read more here.

All images taken while on assignment for Wellcome Trust.

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