Definition: The maternal mortality ratio (MMRatio) 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 MMRatio 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, 2019See also: Maternal mortality rate map
Black maternal mortality rates and the implicit biases — how can we address them?
The Hill on MSN.com - 9/15/2020 3:00:09 PM
Research also suggests women of color experience discrimination from their maternal care providers, and their birthing outcomes, particularly among Black women, correlate to their experience of racism.
Dawn - 8/24/2020 1:32:00 AM
The provincial breakdown of maternal mortality rates, however, shows that this improvement is not consistent across the country ... largest population in the world. This means that a large ...
Ending maternal mortality in Ghana: Ideas and solutions
Yen.com.gh - 9/21/2020 12:58:00 PM
Cases of maternal deaths seem to be increasing as the years go by. In a bid to end maternal mortality in Ghana YEN.com.gh has raised some ideas and solutions.
Ending Preventable Maternal Mortality initiative aims to reduce global maternal mortality by 2030
News Medical - 9/5/2020 12:00:00 AM
but efforts are needed to accelerate progress to achieve SDG targets in all countries. Between 2000 and 2017, the average annual rate of reduction in global maternal mortality was 2.9% ...
UK Tackles Higher Maternal Mortality Rates for Black Mothers
U.S. News & World Report - 9/2/2020 10:25:00 AM
While overall maternal mortality rates had fallen over the past decade, the government said, evidence pointed to a widening gap between women from different ethnic backgrounds. It said Black ...
For Grandparents Day, Women Honor Daughters Lost to Black Maternal Mortality Crisis
urbanfaith.com - 9/18/2020 4:08:00 AM
A group of mothers whose daughters died from pregnancy-related complications marked the holiday by committing to end stark health care disparities.
Government working with midwives, medical experts, and academics to investigate BAME maternal mortality
Voice Newspaper - 9/4/2020 9:25:00 AM
The NHS is the safest place in the world to ... across the country, with over 100 new hubs open as of December 2019. This is part of the aim to half stillbirths, maternal mortality, neonatal ...
Venezuela health crisis: sharp rise in infant mortality and maternal death rates
Uruguay News - 9/7/2020 6:15:00 AM
There has been a sharp rise in infant mortality and maternal death rates in ... to encourage a coup against him. The country has huge oil reserves in the world but the collapse of oil prices ...
KTR pats Laxma Reddy, Eatala as Telangana's Maternal Mortality Rate drops
The New Indian Express - 9/1/2020 8:45:00 AM
Telangana has registered the highest rate of decline in MMR (Maternal Mortality Ratio) in the country for the years 2016-18.” He further tweeted, “My compliments to Health Minister Sri @Eatala ...