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02/12/2012 03:05 pm ET

Afghan Midwives Address Need For More Skilled Maternal Care

Maternal death rates in Afghanistan are down 22% since 2000 thanks to the growing popularity of midwifery training programmes, according to the United Nations Population Fund, or UNFPA.

In Afghanistan, the combined total of midwives, nurses and doctors amounts to less than 1 for every 1,000 people.

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