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In Nigerian Maternity Wards, Preventable Causes Claim Many Lives

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This project was produced by Woodlawn Avenue Productions. As Nigeria works to "re-brand" itself from...

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Image by Dawn Sinclair Shapiro, Nigeria, 2010.

In "Edge of Joy," filmmaker Dawn Shapiro goes inside a busy maternity ward in Nigeria, where maternal deaths are among the world's highest.

The documentary is the first in a series of independently produced films from around the world aired in a partnership between The Economist magazine and the NewsHour. Learn more about the partnership.

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