Adding It Up 2014: Sub-Saharan Africa Fact Sheet
Resource date: 2014
Author: UNFPA, Guttmacher Institute
Publisher: UNFPA, Guttmacher Institute
Each year, 183,000 women die in Sub-Saharan Africa from pregnancy-related causes, and 1.2 million newborns die in the first month of life. Most of these deaths could be prevented with adequate medical care.