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Maternal and Perinatal  Mortality BY EL-SAID ABDEL-HADY, MSc, PhD, MRCOG, MANSOURA UNIVERSITY .
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Maternal and perinatal mortality The causes of high maternal and perinatal  morbidity and mortality are  known The means to prevent complications during  pregnancy and childbirth have been  identified The factors that exacerbate the risks are  recognized Yet, women and neoborns continue to  die in  large numbers. 
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Reduction of MMR in Egypt.  3 CATEGORIES  :   A) HEALTH PROVIDR FACTORS B) WOMEN AND FAMILY  FACTORS C) HEALTH FACILITY FACTORS Provider Consumer Facilities
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A) Health Provider Factors Obstetricians, GP, Daya, Midwife. Training of the providers on proper  management/referral of  high risk  cases. Drills on management of  .
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high risk   pregnancy. Avoid delay in recognizing problem/      seeking care. The value of  antenatal care . Hospital delivery . Health visitors to reach patients at home.                                              
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C) Health Facility Factors Well equipped hospitals to avoid: Lack of blood Lack of transportation Lack of anaesthesia Long distance to hospital
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  A LOT MORE TO BE DONE In Egypt: Maternal mortality is still relatively high (84  per 100000 livebirth). The challenge is to achieve further reduction  of MMR by 50% to around 44 by 2015.
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Perinatal mortality Magnitude of the problem Each year, approximately  eight million   perinatal deaths occur throughout the  globe, with 98% of them taking place in  developing countries (WHO, 1996). 
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