Missing Mothers | The Untold Story of Maternal Mortality | UNICEF





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Uploaded on Mar 5, 2009

UNICEF has released a two minute video, "Missing Mothers" as a tool for international development professionals to use in raising awareness of the issue of maternal mortality.

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"This year alone, more than 500,000 women will die during pregnancy or childbirth. Thats one woman missing every minute of every day. We call these women missing because their deaths could have been avoided. In fact, 80 per cent of maternal deaths could be averted if women had access to essential maternal health services.

We know where and how these women are dying, and we have the resources to prevent these deaths. Yet, maternal mortality is still one of the most neglected problems internationally."

To bring attention to the needless deaths of women around the world, deaths that could have and should have been avoided, UNICEF is offering international development professionals innovative communication tools at the following website:


Please also visit www.unicef.org/devpro our new website for international development professionals.

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