Maternal Mortality Ratio Down 40% in Bangladesh

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on February 17, 2011November 13, 2014Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)In nine years, between 2001 and 2010, the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in Bangladesh declined by 40% according to a survey supported by USAID, MEASURE Evaluation and ICDDR,B.The survey found that Bangladesh’s MMR dropped from 322 deaths per 100,000 live births to 194 deaths per 100,000 live births. According to UNDP, Bangladesh was not on track to meet MDG5, but it is certainly getting closer to its target of an MMR of 144 in 2015.Share this:last_img

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