Tibet has among the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. Maternal mortality and infant mortality are the most visible and gravest threats that Tibetan women and girls face on the road to mobility and empowerment. Death in the process of creating life is the biggest obstacle they face.… Read more →
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A Model for China's Rural Healthcare
Surmang Foundation is located in Yushu prefecture, a place with highest maternal mortality and infant mortality rates in the world. The danger to a pregnant mother is over 3 times that of a US soldier in Afghanistan. Throughout the past decade, Surmang Foundation has operated its clinics and organized a cadre of local women to provide community-based care and education to women, resulting in a notable reduction in maternal mortality.
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women and girls.