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5 women die every hour during childbirth in India

The major cause of maternal deaths as Post- Partum Haemorrhage , defined as the loss of more than 500-1,000 ml of blood.

Published: 17th June 2016 08:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th June 2016 09:09 AM   |  A+A-

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Nearly five women die every hour in India from complications developed during childbirth, with heavy blood loss caused by haemorrhage being a major factor, World Health Organisation has said.

The WHO identifies the major cause of maternal deaths as Post- Partum Haemorrhage , defined as the loss of more than 500-1,000 ml of blood within the first 24 hours following childbirth.


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