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NIGERIA: Maternal Death Rate Decreasing on Continent

Business Day on 22 February reported that maternal deaths on the African continent are decreasing according to figures in the UN report "Trends in Maternal Mortality: 1990 to 2010." Gifty Addico, a South Africa-based adviser for the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), is quoted saying, "More mothers and their babies are staying alive after birth, and this is a very good sign...But we need to do more to make sure that every mother lives to see her child.” Read in English: Business Day

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