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BOLIVIA: Cash for Checkups to Slash Maternal Deaths

Posted on 02 March 2010 by admin

Dr. Walter Soria examines a 10-month-old baby girl. Credit:Franz Ch√°vez/IPS

Franz Ch√°vez – IPS/TerraViva

LA PAZ, Mar 2 (IPS) – A social programme in Bolivia that prevents the deaths of two mothers a day from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth is making headway despite administrative difficulties, and has the potential to cut the alarmingly high maternal mortality rate in this country by up to 80 percent in just five years. Continue Reading

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