Deadly Delays: Maternal Mortality in Peru: A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Subject Headings
Maternal Mortality; Peru
Maternal and Child Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Report summary: Peru's persistently high maternal mortality ratio, the second highest in South America, dramatically illustrates systemic inequities that ravage the overall society and in turn reflect systematic violations of human rights and vast disparities in the health care system.
Physicians for Human Rights; Yamin, Alicia Ely; Cole, Jessica; Moore Simas, Tiffany A.; and Brown, Marion, "Deadly Delays: Maternal Mortality in Peru: A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood" (2007). Obstetrics and Gynecology Publications and Presentations. 87.