Abortion law Senegal

 

Facts

In a community-based study in Senegal, estimates of maternal mortality ratio in three regions ranged from 436 to 852 per 100,000 live births. Two-thirds were due to direct obstetric causes, the commonest being haemorrhage.

source: Trop Med Int Health. 2002 Jun;7(6):499-505. Levels and causes of maternal mortality in Senegal. Kodio Bde Bernis LBa MRonsmans CPison GEtard JF. Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Dakar, Senegal.