Global women's health – A global perspective

  title={Global women's health – A global perspective},
  author={Nawal M. Nour},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation},
  pages={12 - 8}
  • N. Nour
  • Published 1 August 2014
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation
Abstract The burden of disease and public health issues affecting girls and women throughout their lives is significantly greater in resource-poor settings. These women and girls suffer from high rates of maternal mortality, obstetric fistulas, female genital cutting, HIV/AIDS, malaria in pregnancy, and cervical cancer. Although the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are being met in some nations, the majority of the goals will not be reached by 2015. In addition, insufficient attention is… Expand
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