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Maternal mortality should be prevented at all cost- President
President Dr. Mohamed Waheed said that death at child birth should not happen given the current development in the health care facilities in the country and maternal mortality should be a prevented at all cost.
The President made the statement in his message on the occasion of the World Population Day 2012.
President Dr. Waheed noted that Maldives has made significant developments in reproductive health care compared to the state of the country in 1990.
He said that although maternal deaths are rare in the Maldives, more than 2million people die after giving birth. He added that Maldives still needs to be concerned regarding childbirth complications and deaths.
President Waheed also highlighted the theme of this year’s World Population Day – Universal Access to Reproductive Health Services.
He said underscored the importance of focusing on ways of improving reproductive health and family planning. He also said that it is important that every island to have a gynecologist and that it will be a burden upon women and families if a gynecologist is not available.