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Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Among the Women Beneficiaries of Selected Rural Primary Health Centers of Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka, India

Maternal health is central to the development of any country to achieve equity, reduce poverty, and build social capital. Reducing maternal mortality was one of the key indicators of the Millennium Development Goals. Almost all the maternal deaths (99%) occur in…

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The Effect of Health-Facility Admission and Skilled Birth Attendant Coverage on Maternal Survival in India

Maternal mortality in India has declined over the last twenty years, though it continues to represent 20% of the absolute number of 285 000 maternal deaths globally [1], [2]. Earlier studies have demonstrated an inverse relationship between the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) and skilled birth attendant coverage, either within-country over time or…

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