Safe Motherhood, Eoc and Newborn Care

Published on 14 December 2009

An emphasis on making emergency obstetric and newborn care available to all women who develop complications is central to UNFPA's efforts to reduce maternal mortality. (..) A team of obstetricians, general practitioners and midwives visit the camps for those displaced by civil strife in Timor-Leste daily to provide antenatal care, including tetanus vaccinations and supplementary food provided by the World Food Programme.

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