URC Expert Contributes to USAID FRONTLINES with Article on Reducing the Risks of Pregnancy and Childbirth in Cambodia

With support from USAID, URC and other partners, the Government of Cambodia has made great strides in reducing the risks of pregnancy and childbirth throughout the country. URC Chief of Party Christophe Grundmann has published an informative article in the most recent edition of USAID FRONTLINES. It states in part,

Two decades ago, a typical Cambodian village of 1,000 people would lose a woman to pregnancy-related complications every four years. Today, with rapid advances in pregnancy care and clinical services, a maternal death is likely to occur in that village only once every 32 years.

Please read the rest of this article at the bottom of this page.

For more information about URC's work in Cambodia, please visit our USAID Quality Health Services project page.

Date 
May 30, 2014
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