This article discusses this history and controversy around misoprostol and features Bixby Center Chair Malcolm Potts and Scientific Director Dr. Ndola Prata.
Dr Potts is quoted in the article saying misoprostol, “could revolutionize obstetrics the way penicillin revolutionized treatment for infections. ” and Dr. Prata is quoted saying, “In Africa, it will take 80 years for every woman to deliver with a skilled attendant. Do we wait until we have a midwife or a gynecologist for every woman? Women are dying.”
To read the full article go here Globe and Mail: When health and moral values collide