The Data Detective: One Doctor’s Quest to Fix Cesarean Sections

Cesarean sections are the most common major surgery performed on women, and it’s one that has increased by 500 percent in the last generation.

“That’s a problem,” says Dr. Neel Shah, who is working to reduce the risks associated with the surgery. This is the fourth part of Great Big Story’s “Instigators” series, which profiles people fighting for change in women’s health.

Topics: The Global Agenda