Maternal health services in South Africa. During the 10th anniversary of the WHO 'Safe Motherhood' initiative.

@article{Fonn1998MaternalHS,
  title={Maternal health services in South Africa. During the 10th anniversary of the WHO 'Safe Motherhood' initiative.},
  author={Sharon Fonn and M Xaba and Khin San Tint and Diana Conco and Sanjani Varkey},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={697-702}
}
The tenth anniversary of the World Health Organisation's 'Safe Motherhood' initiative is being celebrated this year and the organisation is using the opportunity to assess critically its gains, its strengths and its weaknesses. South Africa has taken some bold steps to address maternal health services, specifically introducing free health care for pregnant women and children under 5. In this paper we explore what further steps are necessary to ensure improved health outcome for pregnant women… CONTINUE READING