Module 4. Assignment: Maternal burden of Disease during Pregnancy and Birth
Instructions: The good news is that global maternal mortality has fallen in the last dozen years. The bad news is that many low resource countries still have elevated rates compared to higher income countries. (Not forgetting that communities in higher income countries also have elevated rates).
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Select a low- or middle- income country that you are interested in learning about. Delve a bit deeper into the textbook explanations of maternal mortality and morbidity. In a 200 to 300 word essay, what are the leading causes of the country’s maternal mortality and mortality? Is their maternal mortality elevated compared to other countries in their region or to global averages?