Maternal Mortality In Pakistan: Is There Any Metamorphosis Towards Betterment?

  title={Maternal Mortality In Pakistan: Is There Any Metamorphosis Towards Betterment?},
  author={Nusrat Nisar and Razia Mustafa Abbasi and Shehla Raza Chana and Noushaba Rizwan and Razia Badar},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  volume={29 1},
BACKGROUND Every year more than half million mother die due to pregnancy related preventable causes like haemorrhage, hypertensive disorders, sepsis, and obstructed labour and unsafe abortion. Among these deaths 99% occur in developing countries. The study was conducted to assess the maternal death rate and to analyse its trends over a period of 20 years in tertiary care hospital in Sindh Province Pakistan. METHODS A retrospective analysis of maternal mortality records were carried out for a… CONTINUE READING
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