maternal mortality

maternal mortality

1 the death of a woman as a result of childbearing.
2 the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. The statistic excludes women who die from ruptured ectopic pregnancy or any other condition in which there was no birth (stillbirth, septic abortion).

maternal mortality

The number of women who die each year, from causes associated with pregnancy or childbirth, for every 1000 total births. Deaths during pregnancy from causes unrelated to pregnancy are excluded but causally related deaths are counted, even if they occur months or years after the pregnancy. Maternal mortality is a useful index of the standards of medical care in a community.
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Dr Farid Midhat, country Director Jhpiego Pakistan, accompanied by officials Dr Wajiha Javed and Dr Kamran Baig said unassisted deliveries at homes, excessive bleeding during childbirth, delay in reaching healthcare facilities to prevent blood loss, and unavailability of trained CMWs and LHWs during childbirth and infections were some of the major reasons behind high maternal mortality in Sindh, which were tackled under their project and now the situation in Sindh had improved.
An international nongovernmental organisation, under the auspices of Save Nigerian Mothers Initiatives (SANMINIT), has trained maternity care providers in Osun State on Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and urged government to tackle high maternal mortality rate through relevant policies and laws.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Marissa, Aliyya and Patrick about the state's abysmal maternal mortality rate, its crisis in special education, and Gov.
He says the venture is geared towards buttressing government's efforts in the reduction of maternal mortality.
Addressing issues around maternal mortality is going to be the top focus for the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in 2018.
Ante and postpartum hemorrhage cause 31 percent of maternal deaths and eclampsia and preeclampsia cause 24 per cent, which are the most common causes of maternal mortality, followed by indirect reasons cause (20 percent), abortions (7 percent) and obstructed or prolonged labor (3 percent)," Director (Research) of National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT) Dr M Rafiqul Islam Sarker told BSS.
Objective: To assess the trend of the proportion of maternal mortality ratio (MMR) due to common direct causes that are the major contributors in Pakistan.
Registering their serious concern about the current maternal mortality ratio of 276 per 100,000 live births, the experts sought urgency in strengthening of health, family planning, education, and women development departments across the country.
death from accidents, factors identified in maternal mortality categorised into four, namely 1.
In The Effect of Occupational Licensing on Consumer Welfare: Early Midwifery Laws and Maternal Mortality (NBER Working Paper No.
Maternal mortality is defined as the death of any woman while being pregnant or within 42 completed days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration or site of pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy, but not from accidental or incidental causes.

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