The impact of maternal health on poverty

Falkingham, Jane (2007) The impact of maternal health on poverty. id21 Insights Health, (11), 4-4.


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The links between poverty and poor maternal health are well established. Poorer countries experience the highest rates of maternal mortality, whilst maternal death and lifethreatening and debilitating illness are higher among women from poorer households. However, there is now growing evidence that poor maternal health can also exacerbate poverty.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: id21 Research Highlight
ISSNs: 1460-4205 (electronic)
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Social Sciences > Social Statistics
ePrint ID: 65574
Accepted Date and Publication Date:
2 August 2007Published
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2009
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:51

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