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Maternity Homes Provide Essential Care to Pregnant Women in Rural Ethiopia


Maternity Homes Provide Essential Care to Pregnant Women in Rural Ethiopia
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Ethiopia has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, where 1-in-27 women die during child birth. To address that problem, maternity waiting homes have opened in parts of Ethiopia to encourage more women who live in remote areas to deliver at a health facility where they can receive the services and newborn care they need. VOA’s Julie Taboh has more.

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