Safe Motherhood Day: Unprecedented Campaign Reveals Women Want Better Services In Labour, In Clean, Well-Stocked Facilities


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As we celebrate Safe Motherhood Day, White Ribbon Alliance Uganda reveals the results of its ground-breaking What Women Want Campaign, a survey into women’s opinion on their own needs for quality reproductive and maternal healthcare. It is the authentic voice of 90,771 women and girls in 32 districts in Uganda, collected by dedicated mobilizers and partners. Approximately 300,000 women and girls die during pregnancy and childbirth every year around the world. In Uganda, where the maternal mortality rate stands at 336 per 100,000 live births (UDHS 2016), changing this picture begins with wo...