Interviews

 

UNICEF Chief of Health Dr. Peter Salama discusses the medical issues behind maternal and neonatal mortality.

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UNICEF Gender Specialist Noreen Khan talks about the role of education in reducing maternal mortality.

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UNICEF Senior Editor David Anthony speaks about the human rights issues related to maternal mortality.

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Noreen Khan

Improving survival rates for mothers worldwide can only be achieved within the context of improved gender equality and the abolition of discrimination. Providing more educational opportunity for girls will empower them to make healthy reproductive choices and better understand the risks of pregnancy. Educating men about the inherent risks of pregnancy will encourage them to make attendance at birth for their wives, daughters and sisters a priority.

UNICEF Gender Specialist Noreen Khan talks about the role of education in reducing maternal mortality.

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