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Global, regional, and national levels and trends in maternal mortality between 1990 and 2015, with scenario-based projections to 2030: a systematic analysis by the UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group

Using data from 171 countries, the study concludes that the global maternal mortality rate (MMR) fell from 385 deaths per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 216 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015, a 43.9% decline.

Based on the MMR estimates for 2015, this study by  The Lancet shows what is needed to reach the Sustainable Development Goal of 70 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births globally by 2030.

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Frequency, Risk Factors And Feto-Maternal Outcomes Of Abruptio Placentae In Northern Tanzania: A Registry-Based Retrospective Cohort Study

Most studies on abruptio placenta have been reported in developed countries, there are limited reports from Tanzania and the East African region. Given the high background risk of African women coupled with weak health care system, some women in Africa might carry an exceptionally high risk of abruptio placentae as compared to women in developed countries and may benefit from preventive interventions thus the need to identify those at risk. The objective of this study was to determine the frequency, risk factors for abruptio placentae and feto-maternal outcomes associated with abruptio placentae in Tanzania.

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Clinical and Biomarkers Difference in Prepartum and Postpartum Eclampsia

In Ethiopia, this study examined the association of clinical features of biological markers with prepartum and postpartum eclampsia, adding to the large body of literature on the incidence and risk factors of the disorder. A total of 361 eclamptic women were included in this analysis. A comparative analysis was done for several clinical and biological variables to assess their association with prepartum and postpartum eclampsia.

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