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Volume 12 Supplement 1

True costs of maternal death

Research

Edited by Jose Belizan and Suellen Miller

Publication charges for this supplement were funded by Family Care International and the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights. The articles have been through the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

An accompanying blog can be found here and the associated press release is available to view here. The related editorial can be found here.

  1. Content type: Research

    Maternal mortality, although largely preventable, remains unacceptably high in developing countries such as Malawi and creates a number of intergenerational impacts. Few studies have investigated the far-reach...

    Authors: Junior Bazile, Jonas Rigodon, Leslie Berman, Vanessa M Boulanger, Emily Maistrellis, Pilira Kausiwa and Alicia Ely Yamin

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S1

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  2. Content type: Research

    This study analyzes the consequences of maternal death to households in Western Kenya, specifically, neonatal and infant survival, childcare and schooling, disruption of daily household activities, the emotion...

    Authors: Rohini Prabha Pande, Sheila Ogwang, Robinson Karuga, Radha Rajan, Aslihan Kes, Frank O Odhiambo, Kayla Laserson and Kathleen Schaffer

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S2

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  3. Content type: Research

    This study explores the consequences of a maternal death to households in rural Western Kenya focusing particularly on the immediate financial and economic impacts.

    Authors: Aslihan Kes, Sheila Ogwang, Rohini Prabha Pande, Zayid Douglas, Robinson Karuga, Frank O Odhiambo, Kayla Laserson and Kathleen Schaffer

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S3

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  4. Content type: Research

    Maternal mortality remains the leading cause of death and disability for reproductive-age women in resource-poor countries. The impact of a mother’s death on child outcomes is likely severe but has not been we...

    Authors: Corrina Moucheraud, Alemayehu Worku, Mitike Molla, Jocelyn E Finlay, Jennifer Leaning and Alicia Ely Yamin

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S4

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  5. Content type: Research

    Maternal mortality in South Africa is high and a cause for concern especially because the bulk of deaths from maternal causes are preventable. One of the proposed reasons for persistently high maternal mortali...

    Authors: Lucia Knight and Alicia Ely Yamin

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S5

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  6. Content type: Research

    The consequences of maternal mortality on orphaned children and the family members who support them are dramatic, especially in countries that have high maternal mortality like Ethiopia. As part of a four coun...

    Authors: Mitike Molla, Israel Mitiku, Alemayehu Worku and Alicia Ely Yamin

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S6

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  7. Content type: Research

    Maternal mortality, the HIV/AIDS pandemic, and child survival are closely linked. This study contributes evidence on the impact of maternal death on children’s risk of dying in an HIV-endemic population in rur...

    Authors: Brian Houle, Samuel J Clark, Kathleen Kahn, Stephen Tollman and Alicia Ely Yamin

    Citation: Reproductive Health 2015 12(Suppl 1):S7

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