USA: Deadly delivery: The maternal health care crisis in the USA: Summary

USA: Deadly delivery: The maternal health care crisis in the USA: Summary

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Index Number: AMR 51/019/2010
Date Published: 12 March 2010
Categories: USA

More than two women die every day in the USA from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. This summary is based on the report at AMR 51/007/2010 which shows the human cost of systemic failures and highlights the steps that are urgently needed to move towards a health care system that respects, protects and fulfils the human right to health without discrimination.


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