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Aid Groups, Mexican Government Training Midwives In Chiapas To Lower Maternal Death Rate

New York Times: Training Midwives to Save Expectant Mothers in Chiapas
“…The story in Chiapas is much like that in other impoverished regions around the world. Wherever maternal deaths are high, the main reason is the same: not enough doctors, nurses, and medically trained and equipped midwives to help deliver babies. … Aid groups and the Mexican government are trying to help Chiapas…” (Grady/Jarman, 8/31).

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