Fazila’s story has a happy ending but it could easily have ended up a tragedy due to the absence of professional medica carel during her delivery. Pregnant women in the poor areas of Bangladesh have very little or no access to professional medical care, in the world every minute one woman dies from a pregnancy related complication but 90 percent of these deaths are preventable. BRAC ‘s Monoshi project is working to lower the maternal and neonatal mortality rates yet there are still no doctors available for this population of women.
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