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WHO warns of debt risks due to caesareans in Mali

Over 44% of families were subject to high costs and procedures required to reduce food intake

 
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The need for access of pregnant women to ensure safe deliveries cesareans can increase individamento families in Mali, warned the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement published on Monday (4).

In the report agency are praised measures taken to make the procedure accessible and at locations closer, the UN agency highlights that over 44% of families were subject to high costs and forced to reduce food intake.

According to WHO, nearly a quarter of families were in debt for periods between 10 months to two and a half years after the birth of children.

The research shows, however, a reduced risk of maternal death between 2008 and 2011, with the abolition of the points of obstetric care since 2005. The study was conducted by the Center for Global Health at the University of Montreal, Canada.

The authors point out that the experience of Mali is relevant to many countries that produce plans to extend essential health services, including the availability of caesarean sections.

The research argues that the number of women receiving emergency obstetric care tends to double in the coming years in the country, which has one of the highest rates of death among women due to pregnancy and childbirth.

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