High Maternal Mortality Rate Plagues Zimbabwe
Al Jazeera: Zimbabwe’s maternal mortality crisis
“…Each year in Zimbabwe, an estimated 3,000 women die during child birth and at least 1.23 percent of GDP is lost annually due to maternal complications, according to the United Nations. The situation is especially bad for poor women in rural Zimbabwe, who continue to experience difficulties in accessing quality obstetric care…” (Phiri, 2/9).
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