Maternal Mortality

Some articles on maternal mortality, maternal, mortality:

Maternal Near Miss - Background
... Maternal mortality is a sentinel event to assess the quality of a health care system ... The standard indicator is the Maternal Mortality Ratio, defined as the ratio of the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births ... The small number of cases makes the evaluation of maternal mortality practically impossible Historically, the study of negative outcomes have been highly successful in preventing their causes ...
Maternal Health - Proposed Solutions
... year can provide basic family planning, maternal and neonatal health care to women in developing countries ... Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) recently began its Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa (CARMMA), focusing on providing quality healthcare to ... Improving maternal health is the 5th of the 8 United Nations' Millennium Development Goals, targeting a reduction in the number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth by ...
2003 In Afghanistan - April
... continued to face major health and nutrition problems, with maternal and infant mortality in Afghanistan among the worst in the world ... To day, Afghanistan's infant mortality rate was 165 per 1,000 live births, and its maternal mortality ratio was 1,600 maternal deaths per 100,000 ... said that the Afghan government would take steps to reduce maternal and child mortality in the country ...
Childbirth And Obstetrics In Antiquity - Death and Childbirth
... Mortality is considered to have been quite high in antiquity, due to a few factors a lack of sanitation and hygienic awareness, no understanding of micro-organisms, and ... In the context of childbirth, however, maternal and infant mortality were seriously raised by modern standards ... Maternal Maternal mortality figures are available only through comparison ...
Sexual Health - International Conference On Population and Development (ICPD), 1994
... media gathered for a discussion of a variety of population issues, including immigration, infant mortality, birth control, family planning, and the education of women ... two of which have particular relevance for reproductive health Reduction of maternal mortality A reduction of maternal mortality rates and a narrowing ...

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