TITLE

In Nepal, a woman's reproductive system is her greatest vulnerability

AUTHOR(S)
Glauser, Wendy
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE567
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the maternal mortality in Nepal. According to Dan Schwarz, the executive director of the non-governmental organization (NGO) that runs the Bayalpata Hospital in Achham, Nepal, 95% of pregnant women in Achham chose to give birth at home. It mentions that the government of Nepal launched an incentive program in 2005 that pays women to give birth in hospitals. Moreover, it relates on a woman whose baby died after two days of being delivered at the Bayalpata Hospital.
ACCESSION #
54110989

 

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