Tags: maternal mortality

Maternal and child mortality rate still high

Although maternal health has improved substantially, Vietnam’s maternal mortality rate (MMR) remained unchanged between 2006 and 2009, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) at a recent conference in Hanoi.

Nation attempts to cut maternal deaths

Attempts will be made to reduce the high rate of maternal mortality that occurs during pregnancy and birth, according to Nguyen Duy Khe, director of the Ministry of Health's Department of Mother and Child Health Protection.