In 2008, the level of maternal mortality in the Philippines was three times as high as the target set by the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), and half the time allotted for achieving that goal had passed. Although Philippine infant mortality statistics were improving, maternal mortality was not. The Zuellig Family Foundation sponsored an effort to reduce maternal mortality in three regions of the country where the problem was particularly severe. Over the next three years, maternal mortality...
Want more? Sorry, the full text of this article is only available to subscribers. Subscribe now.
Already a subscriber? Please log in by entering your email address and password into the red login box at the top-right corner of this page.
Need to register for your premium online access, which is included with your paid subscription? Register here.