Per 100,000 live births, the maternal mortality rates in HR1 decreased from 39.2 in 2016 to 29.9 in 2017, and finally 15.9 in 2018. In addition, there was a trend on the decrease of maternal deaths due to postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), PIH, and other indirect causes.
Who has the highest maternal mortality rate?
Among 11 developed countries, the United States has the highest maternal mortality rate, a relative undersupply of maternity care providers, and no guaranteed access to provider home visits or paid parental leave in the postpartum period, a recent report from The Commonwealth Fund concluded.
Which state has the highest maternal mortality rate 2020?
Louisiana. Louisiana’s maternal mortality rate of 58.1 deaths per 100,000 births is the highest in the United States.
What are the 5 causes of maternal death?
Maternal Deaths By Main Cause
|MATERNAL MORTALITY: BY MAIN CAUSE|
|Number, Rate/1000 Livebirths & Percent Distribution|
|1. Complications related to pregnancy occuring in the course of labor, delivery and puerperium||42.5|
|2. Hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium||32.8|
|3. Postpartum hemorrhage||15.2|
How can we reduce maternal mortality in the Philippines?
Crucial to reducing maternal deaths is having a skilled attendant present during a delivery. “Only 60 percent of the births in the Philippines are supervised by a skilled birth attendant, who can be a physician, a nurse or a midwife with 18 months to two years of adequate training.
What are the 10 leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the Philippines?
The leading causes of death are diseases of the heart, diseases of the vascular system, pneumonias, malignant neoplasms/cancers, all forms of tuberculosis, accidents, COPD and allied conditions, diabetes mellitus, nephritis/nephritic syndrome and other diseases of respiratory system.
How do you interpret maternal mortality rate?
Maternal mortality ratio = (Number of maternal deaths / Number of live births) X 100,000 The maternal mortality ratio can be calculated directly from data collected through vital registration systems, household surveys or other sources.
How can we prevent maternal mortality?
To avoid maternal deaths, it is also vital to prevent unwanted pregnancies. All women, including adolescents, need access to contraception, safe abortion services to the full extent of the law, and quality post-abortion care.