Addressing disparities in maternal health care in Pakistan: gender, class and exclusion

  title={Addressing disparities in maternal health care in Pakistan: gender, class and exclusion},
  author={Zubia Mumtaz and Sarah Maria Salway and Laura Shanner and Shakila Zaman and Lory M Laing},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
BACKGROUND After more than two decades of the Safe Motherhood Initiative and Millennium Development Goals aimed at reducing maternal mortality, women continue to die in childbirth at unacceptably high rates in Pakistan. While an extensive literature describes various programmatic strategies, it neglects the rigorous analysis of the reasons these strategies have been unsuccessful, especially for women living at the economic and social margins of society. A critical gap in current knowledge is a… CONTINUE READING
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