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June 28, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The Committee remains concerned at: (a) The limited progress in reducing the maternal mortality ratio in the State party, which in 2010 stood at 454 per 100,000 live births on the mainland and 287 per 100,000 live births in Zanzibar" (page 11).
June 26, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
Countries: Jamaica
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Nevertheless, in 2010 (most recent available data) UNFPA reported a maternal mortality rate of 110 deaths per 100,000 live births" (13).
June 26, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The maternal mortality ratio (three year rolling average per 100,000 births) has fallen from 17.4 in 2009 to 14.7 in 2012. Women with significant blood loss following Caesarean section fell from 9 per cent in 2009 to 8.3 per cent in 2013" (page 27).
June 25, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Countries: South Africa
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"According to the country’s 2010 Millennium Development Goal Report posted by the UN Development Program, the maternal mortality ratio was 269 per 100,000 live births" (33).
June 25, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"According to data from the Ministry of Health and the Medical Industry, the maternal mortality rate declined by half over the five year period, and in 2015, was 3.0 per 100,000 live births" (39).
June 21, 2018, 3:52 p.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Nevertheless, it remains concerned about reports of high rates of maternal mortality in the southern border provinces and among ethnic minority groups" (12).
June 6, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The country’s estimated maternal mortality ratio exceeded 220 deaths per 100,000 live births" (16).
May 31, 2018, 2:35 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The maternal mortality ratio is 556 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births for the 10- year period before the survey, which is not significantly different from the estimates reported in the 2004-05 TDHS and 2010 TDHS and is consistent with the estimate from the 2012 Population and Housing Census. . . . At current levels of fertility and mortality, 1 in 33 women will die during pregnancy, at childbirth, or during the 2 months after giving birth" (page 317). "Age-specific estimates of maternal mortality from reported survivorship of sisters are shown in Table 14.5 for the 10-year period before the 2015-16 TDHS-MIS. Some caution should be taken in interpreting these...more
May 29, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
Countries: Solomon Islands
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The UN Population Fund estimated 130 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births" (10).
May 29, 2018, 7:51 p.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"According to World Health Organization estimates, although the maternal mortality rate remained high, the country reduced maternal mortality by 75 percent. During the past 20 years, the maternal mortality ratio declined from 695 deaths per 100,000 live births to 197" (20).
May 9, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
Countries: Haiti
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"It notes its concern regarding the high rates of maternal mortality" (12).
April 17, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Operational targets that were to have been achieved by the end of 2015: To reduce maternal mortality from 578 to 193 deaths per 100,000 live births" (page 6). ". . . Strategic Area 1: Geographic focus with increased efforts in Lake zone (Kagera, Mwanza, Geita, Mara, Simiyu, and Shinyanga regions) and Western zones (Tabora and Kigoma regions) where maternal, newborn, and child mortality is highest, with a focus on reducing rural-urban disparities" (page 7).
April 11, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Countries: Burkina Faso
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The maternal mortality rate is 307 per 100,000 live births, one of the highest in the world (Ministry of Health, 2012)" (10). "The overall morbidity and mortality rates remain high, with child mortality at 184 per 1,000 and maternal mortality at 484 per 100,000 live births" (27). "The rate of maternal mortality per 100,000 in Burkina Faso decreased from 339 in 2007 to 242 in 2010, the 2015 target being 221" (30).
April 6, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Countries: Kuwait
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

Table 3: Woman and child health indicators (2009-2013) shows that the maternal mortality rate is generally decreasing although there are some fluctuations from year to year. In 2013, it was 6.7 deaths per 1,000 births (10).
April 4, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"…the committee notes with concern: ...That the maternal mortality rate remains high in rural and mountainous areas and among ethnic minority women" (10).
April 2, 2018, 8:19 a.m.
Countries: Bolivia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The Committee welcomes the measure taken by the State party to enhance the provision of health services for women, including through the provision of ancestral medicine, but is concerned about: (a) The persistently high rates of maternal mortality and the limited access to health infrastructures for pregnant women, in particular for indigenous women and in rural areas" (10).
March 23, 2018, 1:50 p.m.
Countries: Burundi
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Thus, the maternal mortality rate has been falling in Burubdi since 1990. It has fallen at a rate 30 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births per year, yielding an overall reduction of 54.5% between 1990 and 2010. The number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live births in 2010 was estimated at 500" (22).
March 20, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Gambia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The Committee notes the efforts made by the State party to improve the health status of women, but notes with concern: (a) The high rates of maternal mortality and child mortality" (page 9).
March 17, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The reduction of the rate of maternal mortality was from 56 per 100,000 live births in 2009 to 38 per 100,000 live births in 2013, thus fulfilling MDG 5 ahead of schedule" (30).
March 9, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
Countries: Saudi Arabia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The following indicators show the magnitude of this improvement and its effect on women's health in particular…A decline in the rate of maternal mortality during birth from 48 deaths per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 14 in 2014" (42).
March 7, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Countries: Mexico
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"2015 saw a reduction in maternal deaths: from 960 deaths and a maternal mortality ratio (RMM) of 42.3 in 2012 to 861 deaths and an RMM of 38.2. Currently the RMM is 31.7 deaths per 100000 births and the causes of maternal death have changed: from direct obstetric causes to indirect ones" (page 25-26).
March 7, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
Countries: Sri Lanka
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"Maternal mortality- Ratio per 100,000 live births: 33 in 2010 (this was closer to 100 in 1990)" (6). "Maternal Mortality rate — 33.3 per 100,000 live births (2010)" (6). "The United Nations in Sri Lanka has reported that “according to the Family Health Bureau of the Ministry of Health the maternal mortality ratio has declined from 92 deaths per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 33.3 in 2010" (22). "Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) for the year 2012 is 37.7 per 100,000 live births" (42). "The MMR stands at 33 for 100,000 live births for the year 2010" (43).
Feb. 28, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Countries: Kenya
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In Kenya, the Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) is high, with 488 deaths per every 100,000 live births per year" (30).
Feb. 27, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2012, for every 100 childbirths there were 0.06 cases of fistula or vesico-vaginal fistula" (pg 19). "The rate of maternal mortality is declining, from 648 per 100,000 live births in 2006 to 554 in 2010 (source: 2010 DHS). One of the contributing factors we should note is that the proportion of deliveries assisted by qualified personnel rose from 17.7 per cent in 2006 to 29.5 per cent in 2010 (SNIS). In 2010, according to the 2010 national survival and mortality survey (ENSM; source INS), the 2015 goal of 50 per cent is highly likely to be reached" (pg 20).
Feb. 14, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"In 2015, the maternal mortality rate was 15.7 per 100,000 births, representing 20 cases of death that year" (52).
Jan. 8, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"The lifetime risk of maternal death indicates that 1 in 200 women in Myanmar will die from either pregnancy or childbearing" (235).
Dec. 26, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Countries: Panama

"Access to health care was a significant problem in the indigenous comarcas as reflected in high rates of maternal and infant mortality and malnutrition"(24)
Dec. 20, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

According to the table entitled "Mongolia", the maternal mortality rate is 44 (table).
Dec. 20, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Countries: El Salvador
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"54 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births" (para 12).
Dec. 13, 2017, 11:35 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: MMR-DATA-1

"High number of mothers continue to be denied this right as maternal mortality rates showed an increase in 2015 from 2014. Globally, Pakistan’s ranking in the Mother Mortality Ratio (MMR) slipped to 149 from 147 — just ahead of Afghanistan — according to the State of the World’s Mothers 2015 report by Save the Children. The MMR has remained on the higher end at 170/1000 deaths, far from the MDG 2 target of 140/1000 deaths" (para 6).