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Reducing maternal mortality: the contribution of the right to the highest attainable standard of health

Hunt, PH and Bueno de Mesquita, J Reducing maternal mortality: the contribution of the right to the highest attainable standard of health. UNSPECIFIED. Human Rights Centre, Colchester, Essex.

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Abstract

Over half a million women die each year due to complications during pregnancy and birth. The vast majority of these deaths are preventable. Despite longstanding international commitments to reducing maternal mortality, progress to date has been disappointing. This publication introduces the contribution of the right to the highest attainable standard of health to reducing maternal mortality.

Item Type: Monograph (UNSPECIFIED)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Women
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Ian Dudley
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2014 08:36
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:51
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/9719

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