Quality of care responsible for soaring maternal deaths – report
The National Department of Health is moving across provinces to centralise obstetric skills to a handful of district hospitals, urgently briefing district healthcare chiefs and ensuring they have sufficient blood supplies in a bid to further lower the 63% rise in caesarean section deaths due to bleeding between 2008 and 2014.
Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa
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Date published: 2016-05-19
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