maternal mortality

Culture dynamics and maternal mortality in India

Culture, the Culprit

It's shocking to learn that culture could play such an overbearing effect on a woman's health, especially in the years she first steps into motherhood.

If only…!

The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incident
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ETHIOPIA: Tragedy We Can Prevent

Having lost her mother to a complicated pregnancy, PulseWire member Hudda Ibrahim advises her country to take action against skyrocketing maternal mortality rates in her Ethiopian village.

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