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Myanmar Training Midwives To Improve Access To Care, Reduce Maternal Mortality

Reuters: Myanmar trains midwives to tackle maternal death rate
“Myanmar is training up hundreds of midwives in an effort to reduce the number of women who die in childbirth, one of many social policy reforms launched by the country as it emerges from decades of military rule. Statistics show childbirth and pregnancy-related complications are the leading causes of death among women in Myanmar, mainly due to delays in reaching emergency care…” (Myint, 4/1).