Dying in childbirthby Roberta Lunghini - 2012.05.28
Worldwide, in the past 20 years, the number of maternal deaths have been reduced by almost 50%: from more than 540,000 deaths in 1990 to less than 290,000 in 2010. A positive signal even if the situation remains worrisome. Especially in developing countries, where women face 15 times the risk of dying during pregnancy or from childbirth-related complications. In particular, in sub-Saharan Africa, 500 women die per 100,000 live births. This is what emerges from the “World health statistic 2012” by the WHO.
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