Improving Maternal Health in Tanzania

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Data Released Today Shows 2,100 Maternal Deaths Potentially Averted in Kigoma, Tanzania, Through Focus on Maternal Health

A region in Tanzania that focused on improving obstetric care services potentially averted an estimated 2,100 maternal deaths between 2011–2018, according to data released today by the CDC Foundation. The data include the results of treatment provided by all emergency obstetric care facilities in the Kigoma Region, where maternal deaths were among the highest in Tanzania, a nation which has the sixth highest number of maternal deaths in the world. 

Wishing You Health and Happiness in the New Year

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Helping Babies Breathe in Tanzania

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Working Together to End Maternal Mortality

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American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Honors Dr. Larry Gilstrap III

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Show Your Love App Provides Essential Health Information to Women Before Pregnancy

Each year, about 1 in every 33 babies born in the United States is affected by a birth defect, a leading cause of death in the first year of life according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). To address this problem, the CDC Foundation today announced a new preconception health app that will help women of reproductive age explore how to protect their health and the health of babies they may give birth to in the future.

Preventing Zika-related Birth Defects Through Contraception Access

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