Tag: maternal death

Eclampsia reported as fourth leading cause of maternal death in Malaysia

January 10, 2022

While pregnancy is a joyous experience for many, pregnant mothers and their unborn babies may be at fatal disadvantage when faced with a condition known as pre-eclampsia or the more severe eclampsia. The condition is characterised by high blood pressure […]

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RH Bill: silver bullet to rising maternal deaths

July 13, 2012

PHILIPPINES – Sen. Pia Cayetano believes the passage of the Reproductive Health (RH) bill would give priority to the plight and burden of Filipino mothers. In a statement on World Population Day on Wednesday, Cayetano said this year’s theme of […]

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Maternal Deaths on the Rise

June 20, 2012

PHILIPPINES –  As the controversy over women’s access to proper reproductive health continues, Health Secretary Enrique Ona disclosed that the country’s maternal mortality rate went up to 221 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2010, from 162 deaths in 2006. […]

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