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2009-07-01 10:05:00

A new study examining the evolution of maternal mortality rates in Spain since 1996 shows a 17% increase in deaths. This trend is linked to the widespread increase in maternal age.

2009-05-22 09:31:00

Groundbreaking New Effort Addressing the Leading Cause of Maternal Mortality to be featured in Upcoming Documentary Film WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every year, more than half a million of the world's women lose their life during childbirth; a global crisis that has seen little to no improvement over the past seven years.

2009-05-08 15:20:00

Washington, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Mother's Day, May 10th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will mark 20 years of work to research, prevent and treat the major causes of maternal death and disability in high burden countries.

2009-04-24 09:23:24

Two-thirds of the difference between death rates among African Americans and Caucasians are now due to causes that could be prevented or cured, according to a new study appearing in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

2009-03-23 06:45:00

Partnership between UN Millennium Campaign and Women's eNews will raise awareness of the number one killer of young women in developing countries, despite promises by world leaders to take urgent action to end this crisis NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The number one killer of young women in the developing world is not a disease whose cure eludes us, or a condition which the world lacks the resources to treat.

2009-01-16 21:15:10

Women in least developed nations are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications, UNICEF officials said in South Africa. The State of the World's Children report said a woman living in a developing country has a 1 in 76 lifetime risk of maternal death, compared with a probability of 1 in 8,000 for women in developed countries.

2009-01-15 18:03:01

Women in the poorest countries are 300 times more likely to die in pregnancy or childbirth than those in affluent nations, a U.N.

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2009-01-15 12:45:00

Pregnant young women in underdeveloped countries are 300 times more likely to die during childbirth than those in developed nations, according to a new report.

2008-10-07 03:00:08

By Dickens, Bernard There is continuing historical and social ambivalence about whether human reproduction and indulgence of human sexuality are primarily private rights or public concerns.


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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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