Women’s Health in Low-Resourced Countries: Epidemiology, Governance, Advocacy, Capacity
Contact: Prof. Ulrich Laaser, email: email@example.com
Contrary to developed Western countries, women’s health, especially maternal health, in most regions of the global south and partly also in the east is part of the unfinished agenda as stated in the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals Report 2015, missing the set targets for Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health. In 2015, some of the highest maternal mortality rates globally were recorded in West Africa, 1,360 per 100,000 live births in Sierra Leone, 814 in Nigeria. and 725 in Liberia, whereas Western countries usually stay between 5 and 10. Therefore the subsequent Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of 2015 directly and indirectly embrace solutions for maternal mortality as a health priority...
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