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01/18/2012 04:25 pm ET

Maternal Health Poses Another Major Challenge For Somalia

Two decades of civil war in Somalia have made the country one of the most dangerous places in the world for a woman to give birth.

The World Health Organization says Somalia has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. In southern Somalia, the situation is grave, and the recent famine has made the health crisis for mothers and infants even worse.

Read more on www.voanews.com

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