This article reports in Spanish language, the results of a survey carried out in three representative regions of Chile on the incidence, methods and causes of abortions, which are serious public health problems.
Welcoming a child into the world should always be a joyous occasion. Yet the tragedy remains: many women in low and middle income countries still continue to die during pregnancy, delivery or after childbirth. Every year, about 287,000 women die worldwide due to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Half of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa,… Read more
Each year approximately 15 million babies are born prematurely. This is more than one in 10 of all babies born around the world. All newborns are vulnerable, but preterm babies are acutely so. Many require special care and treatment simply to remain alive. Newborn deaths — those in the first month of life — account… Read more