Over at the Maternal Health Task Force, forum leaders are constantly searching for a way to educate the world about maternal mortality.
According to reporting by Jen Quraishi at Mother Jones, this infograph was created by Hannah Schreiner for the Maternal Health Task Force.
*Some highlights from the infographic include:
- An estimated 342,917 maternal deaths occurred in 183 countries, according to WHO (World Health Organization).
- India was first in maternal mortality with 68,310 deaths per year.
- Nigeria was close behind with 36,666 deaths per year.
- Pakistan was ranked third with 20,091 deaths per year.
*Based on 2008 numbers
via Mother Jones
Image: via Hannah Schreiner
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