News tagged with maternal mortality

Dramatic drop in maternal mortality in Gambia

Long-term research collaboration has helped reduce maternal mortality in the Gambia to less than half its previous level over 14 years. However, the country is still facing numerous challenges in terms of ...

Oct 10, 2014
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Maternal deaths on the rise in the United States

The United States is among just eight countries in the world to experience an increase in maternal mortality since 2003 – joining Afghanistan and countries in Africa and Central America, according to a new study by the ...

May 02, 2014
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Maternal deaths cut by half: UN

Better care has cut the number of women dying in pregnancy and childbirth by nearly half in the past two decades, but there is still a death every two minutes, according to UN figures released Wednesday.

May 16, 2012
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