Group 2: Women and Adolescents Health

Background Paper: Women & Adolescents

Background Paper Abstract: Each year at least 350,000 women around the world die from complications related to pregnancy. Although pregnancy is not a disease, roughly 1,400 women die each day from causes such as hemorrhage, sepsis, eclampsia, obstructed delivery, unsafe abortions, or post-abortion complications. Most of these deaths are entirely preventable . . . DOWNLOAD AND READ THE...

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