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Black women Die Disproportionately from White women during Pregnancy and Childbirth

As excellently reported by National Public Radio (NPR) and ProPublica maternal mortality for black women is almost 250% greater than for white women (data compiled from CDC- 2011-2013). This shocking disparity reflects a failing health care system that discriminates against black women of all socioeconomic strata.

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Why do so many US women die giving birth?

TEXAS HAS THE HIGHEST MATERNAL MORTALITY IN THE UNITED STATES! In a blistering and heart-breaking report BBC.com begins a news series America First? This first episode details the horrifying fact that Texas has the highest maternal mortality than any other in the US. Not coincidentally it has the highest proportion of people uninsured compared with any other state in the US. Access to health services is key to bringing these deaths down. Life for Mothers continues to focus on the health inequities in the US whose maternal mortality rate is alarming rising.

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Uganda brought to its knees as doctors' strike paralyses health service

Doctors in Uganda continue their strike despite threats from President Museveni. Having working in Uganda where the health system is so very fragile, with extremely high maternal and infant mortality rates; this can only result in further deaths. It is unfortunate that political will is lacking to fairly compensate doctors, nurses and all medical personnel for their dedicated and resilent efforts in providing services to a population so desperate in need. We, at Life for Mothers sincerely hope that this calamity will be quicly resolved without additional lives lost.

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Uganda brought to its knees as doctors' strike paralyses health service

Doctors in Uganda continue their strike despite threats from President Museveni. Having working in Uganda where the health system is so very fragile, with extremely high maternal and infant mortality rates; this can only result in further deaths. It is unfortunate that political will is lacking to fairly compensate doctors, nurses and all medical personnel for their dedicated and resilent efforts in providing services to a population so desperate in need. We, at Life for Mothers sincerely hope that this calamity will be quicly resolved without additional lives lost.

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BLOG: FIELD NOTES

Life For Mothers Analyzing Data from Phase I of Pilot Project

Jan 1, 1970

The staff at Life for Mothers is currently analyzing the data gathered during Phase I of our pilot project. We hope to complete our analysis in the next few weeks and prepare it for publication. All results from our analysis …
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New York Times: Maternal Deaths Focus Harsh Light on Uganda

Jan 1, 1970

July 29, 2011 By CELIA W. DUGGER ARUA, Uganda — Jennifer Anguko was slowly bleeding to death right in the maternity ward of a major public hospital. Only a lone midwife was on duty, the hospital later admitted, and no …
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Life For Mothers Releases Preliminary Results from its Pilot Project (Phase l) Completed May 2011

Jan 1, 1970

Maternal/neonatal mortality rate is unacceptably high in rural Uganda where 90% of the population lives.


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