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C-section 50 times more deadly for women in Africa: study
By Marlowe HOOD
Paris, March 14, 2019 (AFP) - The death rate among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, researchers said Friday.
One in 200 women perished during or soon after a caesarean in a sampling of nearly 3,700 births across 22 African countries, they reported in The Lancet Global Health.
By comparison, maternal mortality is approximately one wom ...

 

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