Improving and Expanding the Quality of Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Services in Rural Areas of Cambodia

Saurabh R. Shrivastava, Prateek S. Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy


Dear Editor, The available global estimates indicate that each day more than 825 women die owing to preventable causes associated with pregnancy and childbirth.[1] In fact, owing to the lack of coordinated efforts and shortcomings of the health sector, most nations failed to accomplish the targets proposed under the Millennium Development Goals (MDG)…………… 

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