Family Planning

Why So Many Women in South Sudan Die Young

July 22, 2012

2013 – A woman in South Sudan has a one in seven chance of dying in childbirth. The nation has an astonishingly high maternal mortality rate of 2,054 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births. To put this in perspective, the maternal mortality rate in Ghana is 350 maternal deaths per 100,000...

by Kathy Erb

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