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WHO Calls for Improved Access to Postnatal Care

Governments in developing countries must make access to postnatal care a priority to significantly reduce the mortality rates of women and infants, the World Health Organization says in a new report. "Every day, there are 800 women dying from complications of pregnancy and childbirth," said Etienne Langlois, the study’s lead author and technical officer at the WHO's Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research. Each year, an estimated 3 million newborns die, he...

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