Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 20th, 2004
This indicates that an untapped opportunity exists to reach poor women with a whole package of life-saving health services, according to a joint report issued March 30, 2004, by UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The number of women receiving antenatal care has increased 20% since 1990, with the greatest progress in Asia (31%) and the least improvement in sub-Saharan Africa (4%).
"The advantages of receiving regular antenatal care cannot be stressed enough," said Carol Bellamy,...
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