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Women Deliver Conference 2013

Young Leaders Can Change The World – One Girl At A Time

Victoria Melhado | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Victoria Melhado

Life for women and girls in Jamaica has seen recent improvements in terms of education and job opportunities, but the health situation is complicated. Many pregnant mothers live in rural areas and do not receive consistent antenatal care. Child mortality has dropped in recent years, and so has the rate of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, but maternal mortality is still a problem.