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Maternal Mortality


How cellphones reduced maternal deaths in Nigeria

Eugene Ohu | 03 February 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: maternal mortality, Nigeria


A Mexican abortion paradox

Elard Koch | 11 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion law, maternal mortality, Mexico
Illegal abortions seem to multiply while maternal deaths fall. What's going on?


Ireland’s abortion furore

Michael Kirke | 19 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ireland abortion law, maternal mortality, miscarriage
A mother’s death becomes instant propaganda for dismantling protection of unborn children.


It’s babies lost, not born, that tend to shorten a mother’s life

Priscilla K. Coleman | 14 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, maternal mortality, perinatal death
A new study based on Danish registries shows abortion is not safer than birth.


Mothers Matter: Who on Earth Cares?

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, MaterCare, maternal mortality
A documentary film shows one model of service that is saving mothers' lives and health in sub-Saharan Africa.


Chile study challenges the “safe abortion” myth

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Chile, maternal mortality
Contrary to claims, a ban on abortion is consistent with one of the world’s lowest maternal mortality rates.


Women, children, poverty…

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: child mortality, family, maternal mortality, Millennium Development Goals, poverty
What’s missing from the Millennium Development Goals programme?


Maternal deaths: not stalled but ‘persistently’ improving

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 April 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: maternal mortality, The Lancet
The number of women dying in childbirth, widely believed to be stalled at around half a million worldwide, has actually fallen by one third over the past three decades, according to research published in The Lancet this week.


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