How to Train Providers Where Maternal Mortality is Highest

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By: Atziri Ramírez Negrin, Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research

In Mexico, maternal mortality continues to be a public health problem. Throughout the country, the burden of maternal mortality varies greatly between different locations. The three states with the highest maternal mortality ratio are Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Chiapas. The main causes of maternal mortality continue to be hypertensive pregnancy disorders and postpartum haemorrhage. In order to help meet the needs of these underserved and high-burdened states… read more