Definition: The maternal mortality rate (MMR) is the annual number of female deaths per 100,000 live births from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management (excluding accidental or incidental causes). The MMR includes deaths during pregnancy, childbirth, or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, for a specified year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Maternal mortality rate map
New report examines the global maternal health market trends, demand 2027
Whatech - 7/25/2016 8:53:23 AM
Global Maternal Health Market Outlook Research Report -Forecast to 2027 World Trade Organization (WHO) is supporting those countries who are delivering ... According to UNICEF, India’s maternal mortality rate reduced from 212 deaths per 100,000 live ...
Tanzania: Improvement in Maternal, Child Health As Mortality Rate Drops
AllAfrica - 7/22/2016 1:07:29 PM
In Tanzania one doctor attends 50,000 contrary to the World Health Organisation (WHO ... In the latest WHO -maternal mortality rate (MMR) Tanzania ranked 23rd among 183 countries with 460 deaths per 100,000 live births together with Malawi and Afghanistan.
Low maternal mortality probability rate in Belarus pointed out
eng.belta.by - 7/12/2016 12:00:36 PM
“We've received a published report from our representative office in Geneva: we are ahead of virtually all the countries of the world,” said Yelena Bogdan. About ten years ago the maternal mortality probability rate of 3‰ seemed hard to reach in Belaru
Maternal and Neonatal mortality rate high in India : Study
Webindia 123 - 7/22/2016 3:59:16 PM
With 167 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births and 28 newborn deaths per 1,000 live births, India has one of the highest rates of maternal and neonatal mortality in the world. One in five ... facilites across the country have poor water, sanitation ...
Global Maternal Health Market Size, Future Outlook 2027
News Maker - 7/25/2016 10:47:55 AM
The world will not achieve ... India among other countries such as China, Japan and others shows good opportunity for Maternal Health Market. According to UNICEF, India’s maternal mortality rate reduced from 212 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2007 ...
The U.N.'s Rundown Of Some Of The World's Biggest Problems
North Country Public Radio - 7/23/2016 10:21:39 AM
What are the biggest social and economic problems the world faces today ... the global maternal mortality ratio declined by 44 percent to an estimated 216 deaths per 100,000 live births — and the mortality rate of children under age 5 fell by more ...
Top Five Countries with Highest Rates of Maternal Mortality
International Business Times - 5/6/2014 12:59:22 PM
Sub-Saharan Africa is still the riskiest region in the world for ... with nine other countries accounts for 60% global maternal deaths. Around 40,000 pregnant women died in Nigeria in 2013, WHO said. In Nigeria maternal mortality rate can reach up to ...
World's fastest-growing economy lags most South Asian neighbours
Rediff India Abroad - 7/14/2016 7:07:43 PM
The world ... maternal mortality ratio of 190 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2013 was high compared to 23 in Iran, 29 in Sri Lanka, 31 in Maldives, 120 in Bhutan and 170 in Bangladesh and Pakistan. Source: Human Development Report 2015 Infant mortality ...
Guyana among regional countries with highest maternal mortality rates
Stabroek News - 5/10/2014 8:58:24 AM
However, this is not the case as the country is among five in the Carib-bean and the Americas with the highest rates of maternal ... changes in maternal mortality worldwide and by region and country. It was produced jointly by the World Health Organ ...
Obscene Increase In Maternal Mortality Rates In The United States
The Inquisitr - 5/8/2014 7:52:10 PM
but the United States is one of eight countries in the world where the maternal mortality rate is going up, not down, according to the newest figures. In fact, the US is rock bottom of the developing nations of the world in maternal mortality – #60 out ...
Maternal Mortality Rates Dropping Worldwide
News Max - 12/3/2015 2:57:59 PM
Maternal mortality rates have dropped substantially over the ... progress than the ambitious target of a 75 percent reduction that world leaders set for this time period. In developing countries, most women who die during pregnancy, childbirth or the ...
The U.S. Is One Of The Only Countries In The World Where Maternal Deaths Are Rising
Think Progress - 5/6/2014 10:14:43 AM
Back in 1990, the United States’ maternal mortality rate was 12.4 women per 100,000 ... The U.S. has the highest rate of first-day infant mortality of any country in the developed world. And the rate of death for children under the age of five is 7.1 ...
The U.S. Is The Only Developed Nation With A Rising Maternal Mortality Rate
The Huffington Post - 5/19/2014 8:11:56 AM
the world's leader." Globally, there has been a decrease in maternal mortality rates. But eight countries are bucking that trend, and the U.S. is the only developed nation among them. The reasons for this American aberration are complex, systemic and ...
Keeping Maternal Mortality Rate Down Around the World
Medscape News - 6/8/2010 11:54:57 PM
Reduction in maternal mortality is one of ... The new analysis indicates that 6 countries (India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo) account for most maternal deaths in the world -- a not surprising but sobering ...
Our maternal mortality rate is a national embarrassment
Washington Post - 11/18/2015 5:38:56 PM
The United States ranks near the bottom of the world ... countries, where health-care access is universal. So in the United States, the mothers who need care the most may be getting the least of it, which naturally leads to higher maternal mortality rates.