The author of this book has a vast experience of teaching Medical and Midwifery students both in Tanzania and abroad. He has also worked as a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in public hospitals both in Tanzania and abroad. This book is a testimony of the vast experience of the author. This book describes the management of a woman during pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum as well as care of the newborn. The book gives useful guidelines in the management of normal as well as 'High risk' women during this critical period of their lives. The book has been written in a style which makes it easy to read and understand. It is a book that medical/midwifery students and the practitioners working in health centres will find useful.
Born in Tanzania. Graduated from University of Dar-es Salaam, Tanzania with; Masters of Medicine (MMed)-1981 in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Doctor of Medicine (MD)-1975. Worked in Tanzania as a doctor 1975 to 1994. United Nations Volunteer?Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Guyana and Turks and Caicos Islands 1994 to 2001. Senior lecturer University of Guyana (1994 to 2000). Lecturer to Clinical officers/Medexes, and Midwifery students both in Tanzania and Guyana (1976 to 2000).Presently Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in St. Lucia.