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Maternal mortality and morbidity burden in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 Study

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Objectives
Assessing the burden of maternal mortality is important for tracking progress and identifying public health gaps. This paper provides an overview of the burden of maternal mortality in the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) by underlying cause and age from 1990 to 2015.

Methods
We used the results of the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study to explore maternal mortality in the EMR countries.

Results
The maternal mortality ratio in the EMR decr...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
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10.1007/s00038-017-1004-3

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Global Burden of Disease 2015 Eastern Mediterranean Region Maternal Mortality Collaborators More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Human Genetics Wt Centre, BDI-NDM
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Public Health Journal website
Publication date:
2017-08-03
Acceptance date:
2017-06-21
DOI:
EISSN:
1661-8564
ISSN:
1661-8556
Pubs id:
pubs:713068
URN:
uri:01f347fe-1f2a-44a4-84ee-923c16987f8a
UUID:
uuid:01f347fe-1f2a-44a4-84ee-923c16987f8a
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pubs:713068

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