Number of women dying in childbirth down by one-third

16th September 2010, Comments 0 comments

But 1,000 women die a day: numbers must fall further, say UN agencies Geneva, Switzerland GenevaLunch - Maternal deaths are falling worldwide, down by 34 percent since 1990, shows a new multi- agency report published 15 September. Some 358,000 women died during or from complications related to childbirth in 2008, down from 546,000 18 years earlier. The ...

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