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Eritrea: Maternal Deaths Reduced by 80%

Eritrea’s achievement in health sector creating promising prospects to child growth in the Sub-Saharan countries:UNICEF report

By Madote,

According to the United Nations Development Progamme (UNDP) report, Eritrea is one of the only four African countries on track to meet the Millennium Development Goal on Maternal Health (MDG 5).

The United Nation’s MDG 5 calls for developing countries to reduce their maternal mortality rate by 75 percent in 2015. In Eritrea’s case, this means reducing its maternal mortality rate from 1,400 deaths per 100,000 births (which was once the highest maternal mortality rate in the world) down to 350 deaths by 2015. Continue reading Eritrea: Maternal Deaths Reduced by 80%