Tackling Newborn Deaths? We Need More (Qualified) Health Workers

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Up to 51 percent of births in sub-Saharan Africa take place without the presence of a midwife or skilled health worker. Every year, forty million mothers around the world give birth on their own. And every day, almost 18,000 children under the age of five die by preventable causes.

Source: Devex (link opens in a new window)

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Education, Health Care
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education, global health, reproductive health, rural healthcare delivery, skill development