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A woman nurse examines Isatu Moiba, 36, pregnant and suffering from hypertension, in the maternity ward of the government hospital in the southern town of Bo in Sierra Lone. Limited prenatal care, high fees for services, poverty and the war have contributed to Sierra Leone's having one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, estimated at 1,800/100,000.