[Obstetrics in Somalia. Maternal and infant mortality in the metropolitan area of Mogadishu. The current situation and future prospects].

@article{Carlomagno1989ObstetricsIS,
  title={[Obstetrics in Somalia. Maternal and infant mortality in the metropolitan area of Mogadishu. The current situation and future prospects].},
  author={Giusy Carlomagno and E Tanganelli},
  journal={Minerva ginecologica},
  year={1989},
  volume={41 11},
  pages={551-5}
}
Maternal and infant mortality in Somalia are very high: the obstetric situation of the country in relation to socioeconomic conditions is presented. The factors responsible for this tragic situation are outlined critically and, finally, the essential points of a pilot project aimed at lowering maternal mortality for obstetric causes from current levels (1… CONTINUE READING