Nienke De Leeuw

The writer is a midwife from Holland and currently supervising the birth unit at the MSF clinic in Kutupalong.

Bangladesh's remarkable reduction in maternal mortality - More can be done

Worldwide, pregnancy and child birth place one of the biggest demands on national healthcare systems. Between 1990 and 2015 the number of women dying in childbirth worldwide fell 44 percent according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

Bangladesh's remarkable reduction in maternal mortality - More can be done

Worldwide, pregnancy and child birth place one of the biggest demands on national healthcare systems. Between 1990 and 2015 the number of women dying in childbirth worldwide fell 44 percent according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).