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Space-time patterns in maternal and mother mortality in a rural South African population with high HIV prevalence (2000-2014): results from a population-based cohort

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International organs such as, the African Union and the South African Government view maternal health as a dominant health prerogative. Even though most countries are making progress, maternal mortality in South Africa (SA) significantly increased between 1990 and 2015, and prevented the country from achieving Millennium Development Goal 5. Elucidating the space-time patterns and risk factors of maternal mortality in a rural South African population could h... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-017-4463-9

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6761-2325
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ORCID:
0000-0001-9797-0000
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BioMed Central
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BMC Public Health More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Article number:
543
Publication date:
2017-06-03
Acceptance date:
2017-05-24
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
28578674

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