Seasonal variations in maternal mortality in Maputo, Mozambique: the role of malaria.

@article{Romagosa2007SeasonalVI,
  title={Seasonal variations in maternal mortality in Maputo, Mozambique: the role of malaria.},
  author={Cleof{\'e} Romagosa and Jaume Ordi and Francisco Sa{\'u}te and Llorenç Quint{\'o} and Fernanda Machungo and Mamudo Rafik Ismail and Carla Carrilho and Nafissa Bique Osman and Pedro Luis Chas Alonso and Clara Men{\'e}ndez},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={62-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the impact of malaria on maternal death through the analysis of the seasonal variations of crude and malaria-specific maternal mortality rates. METHODS All maternal deaths and live births occurring at Maputo Central Hospital, located in an urban area, between January 2001 and December 2003, were retrospectively recorded. Clinical diagnoses of the causes of death and period of the year were analysed. RESULTS Two hundred and seventy-eight deaths were recorded. The… CONTINUE READING

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