He said, 'We want to increase the knowledge of participants who are caregivers so that as they go back, they will provide the service to their communities and then maternal mortality rate
will be reduced.'
Recent increases in the US maternal mortality rate
: disentangling trends from measurement issues.
Kolkhorst wanted the task force to be in place so that lawmakers could counter and curb the already high maternal mortality rate
in the state.
* Maternal Mortality Rate
is defined as the number of maternal deaths to women in the ages 15-49 per lakh women in that age group.
According to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government statistics, the maternal mortality rate
in KP reached to 274 out of 100,000 live births and only 61 per cent of females in the province receive any form of care during pregnancy (Antenatal Care).
The global maternal mortality rate
average is 216 deaths per 100,000 live births, ranging from 12 in rich countries to 546 in sub-Saharan Africa.
The two leaders spoke in their meeting of the urgency to tackle the issues, citing statistics that show 37 percent of all children in Indonesia are stunted and a maternal mortality rate
of 190 out of 100,000 live births.
During the last decade the maternal mortality rate
in Kyrgyzstan did not go lower than 40 deaths per 100,000 live births, she emphasized.
 According to the United Nations data monitoring committee on maternal mortality, sub-Saharan Africa has the highest maternal mortality rate
of 570/100 000 live births.
The maternal mortality rate
(MMR) refers to the annual number of female deaths per 100000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes).
by Hidayatullah Hamdard on 24 August, 2014 - 13:49 KUNDUZ CITY (Pajhwok): Despite lack of health care facilities in far-flung areas, the maternal mortality rate
has declined in northern Kunduz province, an official claimed on Sunday.
INDIA is lagging considerably behind in its key human development index targets, including population control, infant mortality rate (IMR) and maternal mortality rate
(MMR), Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday.