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Maternal Death definition

Death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy
Irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy
From any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes

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Maternal mortality ratio definition

Number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births

3

Infant mortality rate definition

Number of deaths of infants under 1 year old per 1,000 live births

4

3 risk factors for high MMR

Fragile settings
Young age
Number of pregnancies

5

What are some causes of why women die in MMR

Severe bleeding
Infections
Hypertension
Complications from delivery
Unsafe abortion
Other associated diseases

6

4 strategies to reduce morbidity and mortality

Family planning
Antenatal care
Clean/safe delivery
Essential obstetrical care