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WHO urges South-East Asian countries to accelerate efforts to end maternal and child mortality

Countries can make immediate gains by expanding health workforce and training more skilled birth attendants

ANI  |  New Delhi 

The World Health Organization on Tuesday emphasised on need of enhancing and expanding quality life-saving interventions to all mothers, newborns and children across South-East Asia Region to end maternal, newborn and child deaths. Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region, Poonam Khetrapal Singh said, "Countries within the WHO South-East Asia Region have made remarkable progress in the area of maternal and child health in recent years." Adding, "Between 1990 and 2015 child mortality was reduced by 64 per cent, while maternal mortality was reduced by 69 per ...

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WHO urges South-East Asian countries to accelerate efforts to end maternal and child mortality

Countries can make immediate gains by expanding health workforce and training more skilled birth attendants

The World Health Organization on Tuesday emphasised on need of enhancing and expanding quality life-saving interventions to all mothers, newborns and children across South-East Asia Region to end maternal, newborn and child deaths. Regional Director for WHO South-East Asia Region, Poonam Khetrapal Singh said, "Countries within the WHO South-East Asia Region have made remarkable progress in the area of maternal and child health in recent years." Adding, "Between 1990 and 2015 child mortality was reduced by 64 per cent, while maternal mortality was reduced by 69 per ...

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