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Maternal Mortality in 2005

Creator: World Health Organization

Geography: International

Categories: Maternal and Child Health

Tags: deaths/mortality, maternal mortality

Date: 2005

URL: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2007/9789241596213_eng.pdf

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PDF, 40 pages.

The 2005 estimates of maternal mortality provide an up-to-date indication of the extent of the maternal mortality problem globally and its evolution since 1990. They strongly indicate a need for both, improved action for maternal mortality reduction and increased efforts for the generation of robust data to provide better estimates in the future.