Title

Deadly Delays: Maternal Mortality in Peru: A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Date

11-2007

Document Type

Other

Medical Subject Headings

Maternal Mortality; Peru

Disciplines

Maternal and Child Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology

Abstract

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.

Comments

Citation: Physicians for Human Rights. (2007). Deadly Delays – Maternal Mortality in Peru – A Rights-Based Approach to Safe Motherhood. United States: Physicians for Human Rights. Link to report on publisher's website