Tetanus and pregnancy-related mortality in Bangladesh

Roger Rochat, Halida Hanum Akhter

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Abstract

A national survey of health-care providers in Bangladesh identified 298 women who died from pregnancy-related tetanus. Immunising all girls with tetanus toxoid and providing safe menstrual regulation services would prevent such deaths.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)565
Number of pages1
JournalLancet
Volume354
Issue number9178
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 14 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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