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Improve maternal health - amy


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Improve maternal health - amy

  1. 1. Improve Maternal Health Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio 0802 Amy
  2. 2. Problem: <ul><li>Complications from pregnancy and childbirth are a leading cause of death among women of reproductive age in developing countries. It is estimated that more than 500,000 women die each year from such causes, mainly in Africa and Asia. RFE/RL reports that the situation in Afghanistan and Central Asia is also bad. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. Unawareness of gestation period health care Informal delivery of a child woman's age and parity Backward medical condition causes
  4. 4. negative effect on children’s emotion Children cannot get considerate attendance Break up of a family Effects
  5. 5. Organization: ARO Midwife Team <ul><li>Founded in the United States in 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>managed and operated as a primarily volunteer effort by Afghans and Americans of varied backgrounds and faiths. </li></ul>
  6. 6. project <ul><li>Women’s literacy program are designed to fast-track women who desperately need literacy and vocational training to support their families.   </li></ul><ul><li>Infant care kits ARO collects baby-care supplies to distribute to Afghan hospitals to assist mothers with the care of their newborns </li></ul><ul><li>Midwife project ARO partnered with American mid wives and acted as the fiscal agency to create a mobile healthcare outreach project. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The studying Afghan women
  8. 8. I care because <ul><li>Cecilia Cheung have said she would give birth for her most loved one, for it is such a hard task </li></ul><ul><li>in Afghan 1600 women died per 100,000 live births , </li></ul><ul><li>families and children are the core of society. Becoming a mother is central to the life of every woman. Raising healthy children to continue your family is of unquestionable importance and joy. </li></ul>
  9. 9. How to help <ul><li>Learn some knowledge about gestation period health </li></ul><ul><li>Improve self-awareness of g ynecology </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of pregnant women in our daily life </li></ul>
  10. 10. What can you do <ul><li>Help to disseminate maternal health information </li></ul><ul><li>Pay more attention to pregnant women </li></ul>
  11. 11. citation <ul><li>&quot;Midwife Project — Afghanistan Relief Organization.&quot; Welcome to Afghanistan Relief Organization — Afghanistan Relief Organization . 10 Nov. 2007. Web. 28 June 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Blua, Antoine. &quot;South/Central Asia: Women Dying In Childbirth At High Rate - Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty © 2010.&quot; Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty - Free Media in Unfree Societies . 25 Feb. 2005. Web. 28 June 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Causes of Maternal Deaths”Chaper2.1:cause of maternal deaths,population reports,series M, Number12. June, 1994. Web.28 June 2010, </li></ul><ul><li><> </li></ul>