The article is devoted to the issue of maternal mortality in Afghanistan. What results did this country achieve after setting the millennium goals in 2000? The causes of maternal mortality have been analyzed. A survey has been carried out on the demographic and geographical differences in maternal mortality in different regions of the world and possible ways of overcoming the current causes of mortality. Conclusion. The key and effective measures to prevent maternal mortality in Afghanistan are access to: a family planning center, the possibility of medical abortion, emergency obstetric care.

About the authors

Mina A Gafur

RUDN University

Author for correspondence.

postgraduate student, Department of Public Health, Health and Hygiene, Medical Institute, RUDN

ul. Miklukho-Maklaya, 6, 117198, Moscow, Russia

Anna V Fomina

RUDN University

SPIN-code: 5385-2586


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